thiefware - 6:27 am on Jan 12, 2011 (gmt 0)
The states that institute this sort of stupidity are losing more now than if they did not institute such dumb state bills. If you want more information on these bills see the following links:
It appears as though big corporations are behind these stupid manuevers because these big corps have brick and mortar stores that pay taxes and don't like that internet stores are tax free. So they are attempting to punish the internet retailers to gain advantage. In Illinois, it was said that Walgreen's was one of the instigators of the Illinois advertiser tax bill.
These advertiser tax bills hurt the affiliate and the state because the affiliate gets dropped and loses income and the state loses income tax revenue from affiliate. The big corps are the only ones who stand to profit.
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