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JOHN FLETCHER: Internet sales tax gets its day in court

» Supreme Court hears arguments in major case challenging Quill Like kids queuing for the next iPhone or Star Wars episode, state and local tax experts from across the country last week camped out overnight to witness U.S. Supreme Court arguments in the internet sales tax case, South Dakota v. Wayfair.  The online seller, along with Overstock.com and Newegg, challenged ...

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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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Legislator: Internet sales tax could help fund road and bridge maintenance

At some time in the not-too-distant future, that book you buy from Amazon.com may help to provide the estimated $1 billion Mississippi needs to maintain its roads and bridges. Rep. Robert Johnson III, a 20-year state legislator and chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he wants a sales tax on Internet purchases to be among the options lawmakers consider ...

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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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