Supreme Court and Online Sales Tax
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 793 , Segment 1
Episode: Online Sales Tax, Executing Drug Dealers, Jaws: The Epidemic Right Under Our Noses
- Apr 18, 2018 11:00 pm
- 19:55 mins
Guest: John Barrick, PhD, Associate Professor of Accountancy, Marriott School of Business, Brigham Young University The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday, and the justices seemed split, on whether or not states can force an out-of-state internet store like Overstock.com to collect sales taxes. President Trump made his view clear on Twitter after the hearing: “States and Cities throughout our Country are being cheated and treated so badly by online retailers. Very unfair to traditional tax paying stores!” What’s the issue here and why is the Supreme Court involved?