California’s Attorney General has allowed Amazon’s proposed referendum to repeal ABX1 28.
“REFERENDUM TO OVERTURN LAW REQUIRING INTERNET RETAILERS TO COLLECT SAME SALES OR USE TAXES AS OTHER RETAILERS”
Wow, this should be interesting…
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Hmmm! Wonder what voters will choose?
They will vote their pocketbooks and It would be a challenge to efairness proponents to sway them by wonky arguments about the pernicious effects on jobs and community as they are Second Order Effects.
Proponents of e-fairness looking to drive a stake through the heart of this festering, pernicious inequity should go back to the same place that naively caused this problem to exist, the Supreme Court, by using Amazon’s appeal on New York state’s Amazon Tax legislation as a vehicle to get the court to reverse its Quill vs. N.Dakota decision.
With our legislative bodies grid-locked, polarized and dysfunctional, the Supreme Court is the only sheriff in town.
[…] Although AB 155 has passed the legislature, Governor Brown has until October 7th to sign it into law; if he doesn’t, well then all bets are off. Timing-wise, one would expect (or at least hope) the Governor will make a decision in advance of the end-of-September deadline for Amazon to submit its half-a-million signatures in support of its referendum for voter repeal ABX1 28. […]
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