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State task force examining potentials of Internet sales tax

JACKSON: A state task force is quietly taking a hard look at the pros and cons of forcing Internet retailers to comply with a Mississippi law that mandates they collect sales taxes on items they sell online to buyers in the state. A key question is whether taxing cyber sales is a true pot of gold at the end of ...

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Read May 31 issue of MBJ

>>BILOXI BOUND New ball park will bring Double-A baseball to Gulf Coast – by Frank Brown Also in this week’s paper: >>INTERNET State lawmaker says Internet retail sales tax could fund transportation projects- by Ted Carter >>TRANSPORTATION Mississippi road builders conflicted over study committee- by Wally Northway >>TECHNOLOGY Jackson teen mobile app developer invited to Apple conference- by Clay Chandler >> ROSS REILY Barry Lyons should be given his ...

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State tax collections down nearly $5 million in November

The budget balancing that lies ahead for Gov.-elect Phil Bryant and the 2012 Mississippi Legislature just got tougher. The monthly report from the Department of Revenue shows that Mississippi’s November revenue collections fell below the estimate by 1.5 percent, or almost $4.9 million less than anticipated. Adding to the difficulty of the balancing act is a projected decline of about ...

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