Georgia Tries to Collect Taxes from Online Sales

January 1, 2013

Georgia, in an attempt to collect state and local sales taxes from online retailers that weren’t required to make shoppers pay, has expanded the definition of who must collect. Part of a new law goes into effect Jan. 1 and will ensnare online stores that don’t have a store or a warehouse in the state, but use ads on Georgia-based websites as a gateway to their own sites.

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