A unanimous Supreme Court ruled that that federal courts have jurisdiction to hear various taxpayers' challenge to a Colorado internet tax law. Online retailers challenged the law as a violation of the Constitution's Commerce Clause. After an initial victory in federal district court, the federal appeals court ruled that the lawsuit should have been filed [...]
An article posted on Yahoo! Tech today highlights states' increasing efforts to collect sales taxes on internet sales as they face significant budget shortfalls. You can find the article here: http://tech.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090112/ap_on_hi_te/tec_internet_sales_taxes.