The Internet Sales Tax: Taxation Without Representation

Posted: May 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

GyG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Written by Gary North on May 8, 2013 via The Tea Party Economist
Supporters of this tax argue that this tax is not a new tax. Not  only is it a new tax, it is a grotesque tax: a violation of the principle, “no  taxation without representation.”

Republicans in the Senate voted for this tax, all in the name of  a fantasy: “It really is not a new tax.” On the contrary, it really is a new  tax. I hope Republicans in the House of Representatives will see this, and will  vote against H.R. 684, the so-called Marketplace  Fairness Act. This proposed tax is unfair in a way that few other taxes  are.

Let us consider a real-world situation. I have subscribers who  live outside the United States. For all I know, they live in jurisdictions in  which there are sales taxes. I deliver information to them in…

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