New Jersey residents ordering from Amazon will pay sales tax on their purchases next year, the state's governor announced today.
Gov. Chris Christie said his office has reached an agreement with the company, which plans to begin construction on two "state-of-the-art" fulfillment distribution center facilities in New Jersey next year. While the center is expected to create several thousands jobs, Amazon will also start collecting taxes as part of the deal, according to a press release.
Amazon will start collecting sales tax by July, 1 2013, unless federal legislators can establish legislation for sales tax collection from out-of-state retailers … Read more