Do you agree with Amazon's decision to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Tennessee consumers?

33%

Say yes

(173 votes)

 

66%

Say no

(350 votes)

 

523 total votes

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nowfedup said...

I voted NO as they are just playing for time. Would have voted yes if they had to pay back all the tax stuff they got if they shut doors and moved with in five years.

October 6, 2011 at 3:10 p.m.
adoucette said...

NO When I order on-line I have to pay shipping but I normally don't have to pay sales tax.

Now, just because I live in TN, I will have to pay both.

TN should have been happy with the taxes the corp and their 1,500 employees would have paid to the state, but no, they decided to hit every resident of TN for 9% of any puchases from Amazon.

Well Amazon, there are lots of other retailers out there on the Web and at 9% surcharge over their prices I think they will be a lot cheaper.

October 6, 2011 at 3:41 p.m.
SavartiTN said...

Pay attention, politicians! Get Money Out is taking on steam.

Maybe they should tax FedEx for everything they move through their shipping center.

October 6, 2011 at 5:48 p.m.
rockman12 said...

I am willing to bet that Amazon closes at the beginning of 2014. If they don't I will stop shopping with Amazon and go to other online retailers anyways. I have to pay for shipping and now have to pay 9% tax on top of that. That's not fair to Amazon or me. But then again, that's what happens when Republicans are in charge. Tax the middle class so that the rich and corporations can have tax breaks.

October 6, 2011 at 7:17 p.m.
SavartiTN said...

Yep, we already have the highest sales tax rate in the nation and no way to get around it. No way to recoup it.

I'm with you, Rockman, Amazon sticks around until 2014 and is out of here. Evidently the politicians have no mercy when it comes to giving people jobs and helping them keep them.

October 6, 2011 at 8:05 p.m.
zulalily said...

I will have my Amazon purchases shipped to my daughter's home in Georgia when these taxes go into effect.

October 7, 2011 at 9:12 a.m.
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