Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos not at the Supreme Court today, but his company on the minds of many. Arguments in a decades old Supreme Court case about internet sales tax were heard.
According to an NBC report, comments coming from the hour-long courtroom session seem to point to the justices being unwilling to overturn 50 years' worth of rulings that forbid states from imposing sales tax on items that their residents buy from out of state retailers.
-- Doesn't seem like a level playing field. The case will likely be decided in June... Do the larger retailers have a point?
President Trump brought this issue back to the forefront when he tweeted that Amazon pays 'little to no taxes' - which is not exactly the case as Amazon actually charges sales tax in the 45 states that collect it.
-- Could this be decided by congress?