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As Congress prepares to vote on the Internet Sales Tax bill this afternoon, TV talking head says broker-dealers fear that this is a back-door move toward a Financial Transactions Tax.

Let's see...

Retailers welcome electronic sales taxes, while bankers fear them.

Wonder which lobbying group wins?

3 guesses... and the first 2 don't count.


P.S.: Consumers hate them, too - but by now, most of us are paying Internet Sales Taxes in our states already.
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