sales taxes

The True Cost of State Sales Tax Holidays

As states grapple with huge budget deficits, 17 of them are eliminating sales taxes for back-to-school shoppers. But are sales tax holidays really a good value for consumers? Experts discuss the true costs of the programs and some of the alternatives.

Amazon Sues Texas Over Sales Tax Dispute

Online retail giant Amazon.com has filed suit against the state of Texas, demanding it produce an audit that serves as the basis for its demand for $269 million in uncollected sales taxes.