Dems want to collect online sales tax

A bill recently proposed by Democrats in Congress would require online businesses to impose federal taxes on all online purchases.

Amazon scraps affiliate program in California as new sales tax is passed

Amazon's terminated its associates program in California in an attempt to prevent a new sales tax there - an attempt which failed, as the bill was signed into law just hours later.

Amazon sues North Carolina over customer privacy spat

Amazon.com is suing the North Carolina Department of Revenue after the seemingly out of control state bureau demanded the names and addresses of all local customers since 2003.