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Author: GWPotter Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 124963  
Subject: Re: Poll: Tax on internet purchases Date: 2/25/2014 3:35 PM
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Peter do you ask your clients about any non-internet services or products they purchase during the year on which they have not paid sales tax? Some jurisdictions have taxes on services - so would you ask about the kid who shovels someone's snow or mowers someone's lawn? What about garage sales? Some how I think not.

I do not advocate breaking the law. But I so not accept the idea it is my duty to collect and pay sales tax. If government wants money there are plenty of clean, efficient ways to collect that do not require citizens to sort out the hundreds of receipts. Income tax is clean. Sales tax collected from sellers is clean. Property Tax is clean. Inheritance tax is not so clean in my view, but it is a one time time.
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