Entries by NetChoice

Politico Tax – Avoiding the doom of a repeat

Politico Tax – Avoiding the doom of a repeat TO CLARIFY: Morning Tax reported on Monday that one key opponent of federal online sales tax legislation believed that the National Conference of State Legislatures’ estimate that $26 billion worth of sales tax from remote sales weren’t collected was over the top, with a more feasible […]

Boston Business Journal – Retail group warns of lawsuits against Baker online sales tax

Boston Business Journal – Retail group warns of lawsuits against Baker online sales tax The administration’s unique legal theory is “too clever by half,” Steve DelBianco, the executive director of the trade group NetChoice, said in an email Tuesday. “The Supreme Court said that out-of-state sellers who mailed ‘an avalanche’ of catalogs into North Dakota […]

BNA Bloomberg – Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit

BNA Bloomberg – Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit NetChoice and the ACMA’s lawsuit against Tennessee’s rule asserts that it is “plainly unconstitutional” as it “violates the Quill physical presence requirement, usurps the role of Congress in regulating interstate commerce, and unlawfully expands the State’s taxing authority over companies, individuals, and organizations located throughout the […]

BNA Bloomberg – Remove ‘Tattletale’ Provision of Colorado’s Sales and Use Notice Law

BNA Bloomberg – Remove ‘Tattletale’ Provision of Colorado’s Sales and Use Notice Law Carl Szabo, senior policy counsel with NetChoice, which is pushing the bill to repeal the reporting requirement, asked committee members whether the information to be gathered by the state “was worth the privacy costs.” The bill “creates a honeypot of privacy that […]

Denver Business Journal – ‘Tattletale Bill’ would roll back parts of Colorado’s Amazon tax

Denver Business Journal – ‘Tattletale Bill’ would roll back parts of Colorado’s Amazon tax Holbert and several others including Amy Stephens, the former Republican legislator who led opposition to the bill in 2010 — said the state should not be able to know if people are buying from sites that could raise eyebrows, such as […]

Morning Tax – Digging In

Morning Tax – Digging In But opponents of online sales tax legislation have long said that those sorts of estimates far overstate the amount of sales taxes left on the table — and this time is no different, said Steve DelBianco of NetChoice. DelBianco came up with a far skinnier figure — at most $11.6 […]

Music Law Updates – Ontario opens public consultation on ticket touting bots, but Virginia wants a free market

Music Law Updates – Ontario opens public consultation on ticket touting bots, but Virginia wants a free market The Executive Director of US lobbying group NetChoice, which counts StubHub owner eBay as a member, Steve DelBianco wrote in a recent article for the Washington Post that: “Virginians deserve to have safe and easy ways to […]

Edge Media Network – Illinois Moves to Implement Internet Privacy Safeguards

Edge Media Network – Illinois Moves to Implement Internet Privacy Safeguards Carl Szabo, senior policy counsel at the online business trade group NetChoice, testified at the House hearing that consumer privacy is already protected under laws such as Illinois’ 2008 Biometric Information Privacy Act and existing federal law requiring privacy policies. “This is not a […]