Entries by NetChoice

NPR Illinois – Illinois Issues: The Battle Over Transparency And Privacy In The Digital Age

NPR Illinois – Illinois Issues: The Battle Over Transparency And Privacy In The Digital Age “[The bill] would require business to keep and store more user information than they have to today, says Carl Szabo, senior policy counsel for NetChoice, a Washington, D.C. trade association of ecommerce businesses and online consumers that advocate for fewer […]

Illinois News Network – Business and tech groups say geolocation is unnecessary and will confuse consumers

Illinois News Network – Business and tech groups say geolocation is unnecessary and will confuse consumers Carl Szabo from NetChoice, an e-commerce trade association, said the language about location in the proposed law is too vague and could cause unexpected effects, such as difficulty retrieving a stolen or lost phone. “Today, you can call up […]

BNA Bloomberg – Ohio ‘Cookie Nexus’ for Online Sales Tax Likely to Crumble

BNA Bloomberg – Ohio ‘Cookie Nexus’ for Online Sales Tax Likely to Crumble NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association “are researching legal arguments and raising funds to challenge Ohio’s new remote sales tax law,” Steve DelBianco, executive director of internet commerce trade group NetChoice, told Bloomberg BNA through email. “If the state has violated […]

Pioneer Institute – The Internet Sales Tax: Gone But Will It Be Back?

Pioneer Institute – The Internet Sales Tax: Gone But Will It Be Back? Not everyone agreed with the DOR’s definition of physical presence. After the directive was issued, two business advocates NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA) mounted a legal challenge to it. After initial arguments were presented, the DOR pulled the proposal. […]

Business Advocate – North Carolina: Remote sales tax bill stalls

Business Advocate – North Carolina: Remote sales tax bill stalls On April 30, 2017, Netchoice sent Gov. Holcomb a letter asserting that HB 1129 “will be seen by Indiana consumers as a new tax and could erode your ability to protect Indiana businesses from out-of-state tax collectors” because it “encourages other states to create similar […]

NW News Network – Online Sales Tax That Undergirds Washington Budget Likely To Be Challenged

NW News Network – Online Sales Tax That Undergirds Washington Budget Likely To Be Challenged But can the state really count on that? The director of NetChoice, a trade association for Internet companies, said his team is actively developing legal arguments and lining up funding to challenge the tax expansion. NetChoice has battled state tax […]

Gloucher Times – State backs off online sales tax — for now

Gloucher Times – State backs off online sales tax — for now But NetChoice — which represents Overstock.com, eBay, PayPal and other online retailers — argued that the Baker administration didn’t have legal authority to tax businesses with no actual presence in Massachusetts. The American Catalog Mailers Association also signed onto the lawsuit. “The new rule […]

TaxNotes – Massachusetts swallows tax on internet cookies … for now

TaxNotes – Massachusetts swallows tax on internet cookies … for now Just weeks before it was set to take effect, Directive 17-1 was challenged by NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA). They charged the directive was “invalid and unenforceable” because it was published without advance notice, it discriminated against internet sellers, and it […]

Progressive Liberal – Is Trump Trying to Tackle Internet Sales Tax? – His Tweet About Amazon Suggests Maybe

Progressive Liberal – Is Trump Trying to Tackle Internet Sales Tax? – His Tweet About Amazon Suggests Maybe Carl Szabo is senior policy counsel at Netchoice which represents e-commerce businesses.  He pointed out to the Hill that the 2013 legislation would subject business owners to thousands of taxing jurisdictions. The new tax codes would be […]