Online Sales Tax Coming to Texas
The fight to collect online sales taxes moves to Texas, where the state has reached an agreement with Amazon.com.
The online retailer has agreed to start collecting sales tax from Texas customers.
This has retailers here asking why Florida's government hasn't taken any action.
A spokesman for the Florida retail federation, John Fleming, says the state can't compete if it doesn't close this loophole.
"That's a loophole that puts our retailers at a disadvantage to retailers in almost every other state in the nation so I think if Florida wants to have a chance of being the number one state in the nation to do business (in) than we have to address this online sales tax loophole."
The tax for all state retailers is six percent. Retailers say this is a discount to online vendors.
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