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H.R. 6724: Protecting Businesses from Burdensome Compliance Cost Act of 2018

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In June, the Supreme Court opened the door for states to collect far more in internet sales taxes. Should they?

Context

In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled that a state can’t charge tax on an out-of-state seller or business for goods or products shipped into the state, in the 6–3 decision National Bellas Hess v. Illinois. The decision was relatively minor at the time, since most purchases were done in person or physically at a local store, but it became far more important decades later thanks to the ...

Sponsor and status

Bob Gibbs

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Sep 6, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Sep 6, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 6, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6724 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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