The U.S. Supreme Court will consider freeing state and local governments to collect billions of dollars in sales taxes from online retailers, agreeing to revisit a year old ruling that has made much of the internet a tax free zone. Heeding calls from traditional retailers and dozens of states, the justices said .State and local governments could have collected up to $ billion more in if theyd been allowed to require sales tax payments from online merchants and other remote sellers..SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Thirty five state attorneys general and the District of Columbia this week signed on to support South Dakota s legal bid to collect sales taxes from out of state Internet retailers. South Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether retailers can be required to collect sales .The Supreme Court said it would consider whether states can broadly require online retailers to collect sales taxes even for states where they lack a Also joining the push for Supreme Court review were brick and mortar retailers that say it undermines fair competition that they have to collect sales taxes .
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