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Quill Corp. v. North Dakota

Playing field leveled

WASHINGTON — Overturning a 1992 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that states and local governments can collect sales tax from online sellers that do not have a physical presence in the state. The decision was hailed by several retail industry groups for creating a more level playing field for brick-and-mortar retailers. The court’s ruling

NRF urges Supreme Court to “level playing field”

NRF urges Supreme Court to “level playing field”

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Tuesday on the question of whether online sellers can be required to collect sales tax in the same way that brick-and-mortar stores in local communities do. The National Retail Federation contends that they should, arguing in a brief filed in November that changing technology has