Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015

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A measure on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C could make you rethink your next online purchase.
It's called the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 and would require on-line sellers to collect a sales tax, similar to the way local businesses do now.
This would level the playing field between big internet companies like Amazon and local “mom and pop” stores.
As it stands now, Internet retailers are not required to collect sales tax from customers in states where they have no physical presence.
The bill was passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support in the U.S Senate, but the measure is currently stalled in the U.S House.