Russ Latino: Internet sales tax on the menu?

People like to shop online. Government likes to collect taxes. Put those two things together and calls to force out-of-state online businesses to collect sales tax are not far behind.

There are arguments on both sides of the “internet sales tax” debate, including whether it’s unconstitutional….

…However, should we pursue the policy and somehow circumvent the Supreme Court, hopefully the Legislature will be prepared to offset revenue increases with tax reductions.

Clarion Ledger