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Newell returns from D.C. conference

Internet sales tax a major focus of session

July 2, 2013

PARKERSBURG — Federal changes requiring Internet companies to charge tax on sales was a major speaking point of last week’s League of Cities conference in Washington, D.C....

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Jul-02-13 6:13 AM

Mayor Newell is just looking out for the brick and mortar businesses in Parkersburg, which is what he is supposed to do, that all! People have to pay sales tax when you buy something from them. Why not Internet sales too?

That,s why it called the "Marketplace Fairness Act."

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Jul-02-13 2:56 AM

Whats Bob talking about? The 23 billion he wants to put into the economy is already there. It's in the taxpayers POCKETS. So he thinks it will be better to let government spend this with an new tax instead of allowing the taxpayers to spend their own money how they see fit. Sounds like he belongs to a tax and spend organization.

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