USuncutMN says: Tax the corporations! Tax the rich! Stop the cuts, fight for social justice for all. Standing in solidarity with http://www.usuncut.org/ and other Uncutters worldwide. FIGHT for a Foreclosure Moratorium! Foreclosure = homelessness. Resist the American Legislative Exchange Council, Grover Norquist and Citizen's United. #Austerity for the wheeler dealers, NOT the people.



We Are The 99% event

USuncutMN supports #occupyWallStreet, #occupyDC, the XL Pipeline resistance Yes, We, the People, are going to put democracy in all its forms up front and center. Open mic, diversity, nonviolent tactics .. Social media, economic democracy, repeal Citizen's United, single-payer healthcare, State Bank, Operation Feed the Homeless, anti-racism, homophobia, sexISM, war budgetting, lack of transparency, et al. Once we identify who we are and what we've lost, We can move forward.



Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Amazon Battles States Over Sales Tax - NEWEST ALEC MEMBER


SEATTLE—Amazon.com Inc., the world's largest online retailer, hasn't charged sales tax in most states since its 

founding in 1994. And it has taken some extreme measures to keep it that way.

Among them: Staff traveling around the U.S. have been required to first consult a company map that shades each 

state red, yellow or green, said three people who have worked for the retailer. These people said they needed 

permission from managers or company lawyers before entering "red" states because a worker's actions might trigger 

laws that force Amazon to collect taxes in those states.

Such steps to avoid local ...


Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904772304576468753564916130.html#ixzz1U1xQsyKF

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