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Amazon begins collecting online sales tax in Virginia

Wednesday - 9/4/2013, 2:24pm  ET

Amazon.com Inc. this week began collecting online sales taxes from buyers living in Virginia and Georgia, GlobeSt.com reported.

Virginia is the latest in a string of states in which the online retailer has agreed to begin collecting sales taxes from residents, after years of insisting to local governments that they had no legal rights to collect sales taxes from its customers.


Related: Which states are subject to Amazon's sales tax?


In the coming months, taxes will start being collected in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nevada and Indiana.

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