North Carolina, 7% of Zero is Still Zero

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Yesterday evening @MattEnders, a North Carolina based colleague of mine, tweeted: Having been one of the people to blog about the problem a week ago, I have gone online this moring to try to find the interview. Couldn’t find the recording itself, but got to this page on MSNBC.com: The page links this this article Read More …

Amazon Decides to Terminate North Carolina Affiliates

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This morning the following e-mail has landed in mailboxes of all North Carolina affiliates of Amazon: We regret to inform you that the North Carolina state legislature (the General Assembly) appears ready to enact an unconstitutional tax collection scheme that would leave Amazon.com little choice but to end its relationships with North Carolina-based Associates. You Read More …

Connecticut SB 806 Bill Approved. North Carolina Next?

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Since the time I’ve blogged about the implications of the CA Bill AB 178 for affiliates, Melanie Seery posted the following two news: (i) Connecticut’s bill was approved in the Join Finance Committee, and (ii) North Carolina is now also looking in the same direction. Regarding Connecticut Melanie wrote: The  Joint Finance Committee vote was Read More …