Amazon.com to begin collecting PA sales tax
From the CENTRE DAILY / AP:
Beginning Saturday, Amazon.com Inc. will start collecting Pennsylvania sales tax on orders that are shipped to the state, a spokesman said Wednesday.
The online retail giant had previously refused to register to collect Pennsylvania’s 6 percent levy on its orders. But a spokesman said the company reversed itself because a state directive requiring it takes effect Saturday.
“We believe that customers (in Pennsylvania) will continue to come to Amazon because we offer the best prices with or without sales tax,” said the spokesman, Scott Stanzel…
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