Following Recent Supreme Court Ruling, AIB Members Applaud Step Toward Sales Tax Fairness

On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court granted states the authority to require out-of-state and online retailers to collect sales tax, in a welcome victory for independent businesses. The decision represents a major victory in a long, hard fought battle … Read More

AIB Members Join “Friend of the Court” Brief in Online Sales Tax Case

This month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case on sales tax collection that could — long after online commerce has transformed the retail sector in the United States — finally give states the authority to require online retailers to collect sales tax. For both local governments and local retailers, it’s a case that’s long overdue. Members of Advocates for Independent Business (AIB) have joined a brief that urges the Court to correct the law on sales tax.

States Renew the Fight for Sales Tax Fairness

As states like South Dakota and Alabama are enforcing laws that require big online retailers to collect state sales taxes, they’re renewing the fight for sales tax fairness.

At U.S. Supreme Court, an Invitation to Reconsider Internet Sales Tax Ruling

After years of fighting for a federal fix for the online sales tax loophole, this week, advocates for e-fairness gained a new ally: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court decided a question over which … Read More

Why Small Business Needs Congress to Close the Online Sales Tax Loophole

In the next few weeks, Congress has the opportunity to fix a tax loophole that’s been hurting small, independent retailers for years. While big online retailers get out of collecting sales taxes, small, brick-and-mortar stores have to charge customers prices … Read More

AIB Launches #Efairnessnow Campaign to Persuade Congress to Close the Internet Sales Tax Loophole
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For independent business owners, and the customers and communities that love them, e-fairness is critical to competing on a level playing field with online mega-stores. That’s why this week, in a campaign launched by the Advocates for Independent Business and Local … Read More