internet sales tax http://wkms.org en Ill. High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' for Sales http://wkms.org/post/ill-high-court-invalidates-amazon-tax-sales <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois Supreme Court is invalidating a two-year-old Illinois law charging taxes on certain Internet sales. The justices ruled 6-1 in an opinion released Friday to invalidate the so-called "Amazon tax."</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:26:19 +0000 The Associated Press 35856 at http://wkms.org Ill. High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' for Sales Internet Sales Tax Bill Could Restore Some State Budget Cuts, Kentucky Group Says http://wkms.org/post/internet-sales-tax-bill-could-restore-some-state-budget-cuts-kentucky-group-says <p></p><p>Your online purchases could alleviate some of Kentucky's budget woes.</p><p>The federal legislation that allows states to collect sales taxes from more online retailers would benefit the Kentucky state budget, argues a policy group focused on economic policy.</p><p>If such legislation passed, Kentucky could gain $130 million to $200 million in revenue per year, the state's&nbsp;Blue Ribbon Tax Commission has estimated. That sort of money could lead to a restoration to programs that have recently been cut, including the&nbsp;child care subsidy for low-incoming, working families,&nbsp;says&nbsp;Jason Bailey, director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. Thu, 23 May 2013 20:03:45 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31746 at http://wkms.org Internet Sales Tax Bill Could Restore Some State Budget Cuts, Kentucky Group Says