This week, during an interview with Bloomberg TV, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that he believes the Internet sales tax bill would impose new burdens on small businesses and that he “probably” won’t support the bill.
This week, Senator Cruz (R-TX) expressed his concerns with the Internet sales tax bill that is currently being considered by Congress and the impact that it would have on small businesses all across the country that use the Internet to reach a global market.
Last week, Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) expressed his opposition to the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act as he met with constituents back home in Oklahoma.
This month, the ABC television program “The Checkout” aired a program regarding ticketing. “The Checkout” series looks at consumer affairs issues in Australia with a satirical twist. This program examines the problem of distribution of tickets; Australia’s ticketing market; and how you can purchase tickets safely.
Brian Bieron, Senior Director of Global Public Policy at eBay Inc., made the following statement today in response to the United States Senate’s approval of the Marketplace Fairness Act: “The contentious debate in the Senate shows that a lot more work needs to be done to get the Internet sales tax issue right, including ensuring that small businesses using the Internet are protected from new burdens that harm their ability to compete and grow. eBay will continue to focus on bringing greater balance to the legislation by protecting small businesses with less than $10 million in sales or fewer than 50 employees.”
A YouTube video recently posted by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) highlights some of the outstanding problems with the Marketplace Fairness Act .
Last week, Congressman Bridenstine (R-OK) posted a video on YouTube to express why he opposes the Internet sales tax bill that is currently pending in Congress.
Last week Nick Martin, co-owner of the Pro’s Closet eBay’s largest used cycling store, located in Boulder, Colorado, invited his elected officials to come tour his business’s facility and discuss the potential effects of the Marketplace Fairness Act.
In September 2012, Nick Staheyeff joined WTO Director General Pascal Lamy for the opening of the WTO 2012 Public Forum. “The world is changing, technology reduces the cost of distance, on eBay there's no distance,” said Lamy, adding that the WTO needs to become “more aware of where we are behind.”
Here are answers to ten myths surrounding the Marketplace Fairness Act legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
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