Op-Ed: Marketplace Fairness Act Would Burden E-Retailers

As the executive director of WE R HERE, a coalition of small web-enabled retailers, I was disappointed to read the letter “Marketplace Fairness Act would bring tax revenue” (Jan. 22), supporting the Marketplace Fairness Act.

Small e-retailers already pay taxes where they’re based; the MFA would unleash tax collectors on the Internet to audit out-of-state businesses, and force small e-retailers to collect taxes for over 10,000 jurisdictions.

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