Internet Sales Tax Hangs in the Balance in the House of Representatives

Internet Sales Tax Hangs in the Balance in the House of Representatives

On May 6, 2013, the United States Senate overwhelming passed the controversial Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (S.743) (the “Act”) by a 69-27 vote, despite strong opposition from online retailers like eBay and small businesses who rely primarily on online sales, sending it to House of Representations for consideration and final passage.