We got a Rocky Mountain high after hearing news that the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado upheld Article 1 of the Constitution and struck down one of the most noxious state tax grabs in recent history.
The Colorado Use Tax Reporting Regime was enacted in February 2010 and promptly earned a top spot on the iAWFUL list. The bill would have required state retailers to mail both consumers and tax enforcers a list of online purchases made in the calendar year.
Beyond the onerous and expensive compliance costs associated with this bill, the creep factor was shockingly high. Read more