Amazon threatens to sever ties with CA-based online advertisers over sales tax
This seems like it would be a concern for blogs like LGF:
Amazon, the world’s biggest internet retailer, has threatened to sever its ties with online advertisers in California in response to the state’s new budget, which requires internet retailers to collect sales tax from shoppers.
The stark threat over a move Amazon described as “unconstitutional and counter-productive” comes as California grapples with a $9.6bn deficit.
Seems like a rather heavy-handed tactic to punish business partners over something the government does. When you buy something at a brick-and-mortar store, you have to pay sales tax. This would even the playing field and help reduce California’s budget problems.