Governing: Coming Soon to 6 States: Online Sales Taxes From Amazon

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Carl Davis, research director for the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, estimated the state of Missouri could collect between $30 million and $34 million annually from Amazon sales, based on an analysis of revenue generated in other states.

"We're supporters of sales tax being collected on online purchases in the same way they're collected at brick-and-mortar stores," Davis said.

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