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June 21, 2018

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henry

Consider it a Cloward-Piven Jujitsu of the left's schemes. Trump is breaking the swamp by applying the rules, the megaphoning what a bunch of chumps the left are for setting things up to be broken and have more money wasted against the interests of the American people.

boatbuilder

This is from an e-mail I get from the WSJ's "Best of the Web Today" column (which I can't get because the rest of it is behind the paywall.

"The Beginning of a Trump Trade Deal?
Germany is prepared to lower tariffs.
Like most of the world’s investors, this column sees mostly downside from President Donald Trump’s confrontations with allies over the terms of trade. But the best news of the day is an intriguing possibility for trade peace and more open commerce with our friends in Europe.
At the rancorous G7 meeting recently in Canada, Mr. Trump suggested tariff-free trade among the participants. The proposal received no public endorsement from any of the assembled leaders of Europe or Japan. But maybe the beautiful idea isn’t dead yet. The Journal reports:
Germany’s leading auto makers have thrown their support behind the abolition of all import tariffs for cars between the European Union and the U.S. in an effort to find a peaceful solution to the brewing trade war.
The U.S. ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, brought the proposal for a broader industry trade pact to the Trump administration on Wednesday, according to people familiar with the situation.
That would mean scrapping the EU’s 10% tax on auto imports from the U.S. and other countries and the 2.5% duty on auto imports in the U.S. As a prerequisite, the Europeans want President Donald Trump’s threat of imposing a 25% border tax on European auto imports off the table.
Our ambassador to Germany appears to be yet another great Trump hire. Just look at him go:
Over the past few weeks, Mr. Grenell has held closed-door meetings with the chiefs of all major German automotive companies, including bilateral meetings with the CEOs of Daimler AG , BMW AG and Volkswagen AG, which operate plants in the U.S. Overall, Germany’s auto makers and suppliers provide 116,500 jobs in the U.S., according to the Association of German Automotive Manufacturers.
During these talks, which the ambassador initiated, the managers said they would back the scrapping of all import tariffs on trans-Atlantic trade in automotive products as the keystone of a broader deal covering industrial goods. The German government is on board and Mr. Grenell promised to support the idea, according to U.S. and German officials.
There are many ways this could end badly, and this column thinks that in some ways it already has with the imposition of higher U.S. tariffs. Here’s hoping for a quick resolution that prevents the Trump trade agenda from disrupting the encouraging progress of the Trump economy.
***"

No shit sherlock.

The WSJ was at one time the absolute best in terms of intelligently addressing the world from a conservative perspective, and the current BOTW guy, James Freeman, is generally very good.

But damn they are slow on the uptake when it comes to "trade" and "immigration."


Miss Marple the Deplorable

Part of what is coming out, as the other side of the coin of the deliberate targeting of the @realDonaldTrump campaign by the @FBI is the wholesale stupidity of @AmbassadorRice and the Obama NSC in dealing with threats: https://t.co/y4eovQsjFg

— Tony Shaffer (@T_S_P_O_O_K_Y) June 21, 2018

Story at link.

Dave (in MA)

Kevin McHale was (possibly) spotted at the rally last night and the moonbatosphere is demanding that he be fired from TNT.

henry

This is very bad.

CNBC Now @CNBCnow
16s

BREAKING: Supreme Court rules for South Dakota in bid to require out-of-state online retailers to collect sales tax

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

Yikes, it sure is! As a former eBay seller I know what a mess that would be for small sellers, especially.

I can see eBay sellers saying "no sales to South Dakota" but that would probably get a court challenge as well.

henry

Court holds that the physical presence rule of Quill Corp. v. ND is unsound and incorrect.

This is horrible.

Thomas Collins

I'll say it's bad, henry. I'm sure it will be an incomprehensible opinion, and I'll need to deal with countless questions on its application to specific transactions. Pity party for TC!

henry

Kennedy with Thomas, Alito amongst the concurring. Jibberish. If you want to stop the economy dead in its tracks via bureaucratic hell, this is exactly how to do it.

Thomas Collins

Here's the opinion.

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/17-494_j4el.pdf

James D.

I know what a mess that would be for small sellers, especially.

Which is the whole point. Croynism wins again.

henry

The US Supreme Court just ruled for taxation without representation. efemall.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1009792057311821824.html

This is a guy I follow on Twitter, Nick Falaco. He makes a pretty good case that General Flynn's 302's were falsified, backing it up with text messages and a timeline.

henry

As nexus applies equally for income tax, that burden is added as well.

Narciso

Much as with eickenrode his interviews shaped the plame case


http://google.com/amp/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5856891/amp/Osama-Bin-Ladens-driver-linked-2012-Benghazi-attacks-killed-envoy-captured-Libya.html

henry

Kennedy now has one hell of a legacy: unrestricted eminent domain plus taxation without representation.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

You know damn well that every state that collects sales tax will jump on board

People who don't deal with on-line sales don't realize the headaache this will cause.

First of all, you would have to have a list of states that collect sales tax AND the rates (because sales tax rates go from 2% to 11%).

Then, you would have to keep track of which customeris from which state.

Then, you would have to have a mechanism to calculate the tax owed by that customer, and include it in the billing.

THEN you would have to have a running total for each state and file with them every quarter.

MASSIVE amount of bookwork and non-productive time!!

It's possible someone like Amazon can handle it, but the little guy is certainly screwed with this ruling.

Narciso

Yes they found the right to arm bears, finally.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

#BreakingNews: Supreme Court rules states can collect sales tax on out-of-state purchases pic.twitter.com/Qyv54JlsVP

— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) June 21, 2018

Stuart Varney discusses this. Video at link. On-line sales places have their stocks sinking right now.

Thomas Collins

The last paragraph of the main SCOTUS opinion, henry, suggests that in specific cases dormant Commerce Clause restrictions could still come into play. But, on an initial reading of the opinion, I think it will be easy for states to enact statutes that pass muster. The opinion gives the states a roadmap in the last paragraph.

Small sellers may well be protected by state statutes. However, figuring out whether the an exemption applies itself will be a burden on small sellers.

henry

Amazon can handle the lawyers when audited as a microscopic percent of revenues. For the rest of us it can exceed revenues. Please note that a sales tax audit consists of:

1. some asshole showing up at your place of business representing state X.

2. they demand immediate access to a locked office space.

3. they demand immediate access to your books and accounting system. (unrestricted by HIPPA or anything else).

4. they misinterpret what your products do / change the classifications then hit yuou with massive fines.

5. they apply laws that do not exist in the states they represent.

6. some activities (say things performed in WI for a customer elsewhere) have a conflict over which state gets to tax it.

6. you pay lawyers to fix their mistakes.

7. they state they represent does not reimburse you for this fraud wasting your time and money.

Tom R

Trump supported the SCOTUS decision I assume because it weakens Amazon.

https://apnews.com/332abb7455cb4b60b2effc0852ff3c89

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

You just added another level to the complaint I had. I never had to deal with an audit because I was so small.

Holy cow!

Thomas Collins

Your 10:42 AM post, henry, indicated why Congress should pass uniform legislation under the Commerce Clause bringing uniform rules to this area. That is of course unlikely to happen.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Before I believe AP, I want a quote from an administration official, Tom R.

Kevlar Kid

South Dakota SCOTUS ruling violates the second principle which determines a state's right under law to regulate interstate commerce: "States may not impose undue burdens on interstate commerce."

We're just POS rubes wantin' something for nothing so i guess the burden is just and necessary.

This is very bad news for my businesses.

Threadkiller

First of all, you would have to have a list of states that collect sales tax AND the rates (because sales tax rates go from 2% to 11%).

It is even worse than that. Various counties, cities, and districts have their own sales tax pile-ons to cover various initiatives.

There is a community in San Diego that calculates your sales tax (for purchases of RVs, cars, and boats) based off of your address.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Threadkiller,

YIKES again! I didn't know that, as we have no taxes like that in Indiana, except for a restaurant tax of 1% in Indianapolis.

Well, why don't we just throw a big bomb into the center of on-line commerce?

This screws both buyers and retailers.

Varney said places like Wal-Mart supported this because they have brick-and-mortar presence in all 50 states.

So the people on Etsy (even smaller operations than eBay) are going to have to get tons of forms and calculate sales tax for every sale of a knitted cap.

This is simply unbelievable.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
7m7 minutes ago

Democrats want open Borders, where anyone can come into our Country, and stay. This is Nancy Pelosi’s dream. It won’t happen!

Captain Hate

ChiTown Lurker alerted me to the fact that that scummy Stormy Daniels attorney, Avenatti, has arrived at the southern border to "represent" illegals.

I hope wherever he meets with the criminals they put down some of that cat litter like granular stuff gas stations use to keep the grease from ruining the store. Chances are they're delivering blow to him and his other client.

Captain Hate

store == floor.

Tom R

If I am reading this correct this is the first time I recall Ginsburg siding with conservatives. Roberts sided with the liberals.

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/17-494_j4el.pdf

Kevlar Kid

SD claims it is losing out on an estimated $60 million in sales tax revenue.

Would be interested in the calculus behind their estimates.

henry

TK, you forgot state by state (and city by city) tax variations based on product classification. Think Philadelphia's soda tax.

it is not one rate for all products by state. different products are exempt by state.

then, based on activity levels you may have to file paperwork (and send money) annually, semi-annually, quarterly, monthly etc by state.

Software can automate some of this (it isn't cheap). But the classifications are an "I know it when I see it" thing. You will need lawyers at some point.

Narciso

I linked his saul Goodman impression on the other thread.

Threadkiller

Before I believe AP, I want a quote from an administration official, Tom R.

Here is the administration's amicus brief, MM:

http://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/17/17-494/37747/20180305180114702_17-494tsacUnitedStates.pdf

Captain Hate

Queen Roberts is GWB's Souter.

Captain Hate

TK, you forgot state by state (and city by city) tax variations based on product classification. Think Philadelphia's soda tax.

Sin taxes on cigs and alc to pay for stadiums.

Captain Hate

Coming to your community:

http://www.thetower.org/6372-part1-how-durham-came-to-discriminate-against-israel-and-the-jewish-people/

Narciso

Better not call saul:


http://mobile.twitter.com/alimhaider/status/1009594389616881665

Threadkiller

Just to clarify:

Opinion: Kennedy, joined by Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, Gorsuch

Dissent: Roberts, joined by Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan

RattlerGator

Hmmmmmmm . . .

KENNEDY, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which THOMAS, GINSBURG, ALITO, and GORSUCH, JJ., joined. THOMAS, J., and GORSUCH, J., filed concurring opinions. ROBERTS, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which BREYER, SOTOMAYOR, and KAGAN, JJ., joined.

That breakout says this is a decision in favor of Main Street and smaller, traditional businesses. Plus, it seems to be a call for Congress to do its damn job and address the issues arising from the decision. I have no problems with that.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Threadkiller,

Scanned it and it is obvious to me that DOJ knows nothing about business and should not have filed an amicus brief at all.

Maybe their time could have been better spent finding those documents the House Intelligence Committee wants.

RattlerGator

Damn, TK.

matt - deplore me if you must

California has 58 counties, each with a different sales tax.This ruling is going to create a complete mess.

Neo

Intel's Brian Krzanich was forced out as CEO following an investigation into a "consensual relationship with an Intel employee," the company announced Thursday.

Brings new meaning to "Intel Inside"

henry

That breakout says this is a decision in favor of Main Street and smaller, traditional businesses.

Not a chance. It dooms them to stay on main street until bankrupt, with no chance to tap into remote markets as Amazon, Walmart et al crush them through online markets.

sbw

That breakout says this is a decision in favor of Main Street and smaller, traditional businesses.

Local business has to factor in sales tax already. Online has not had to do so. Levels the playing field a bit.

Narciso

Miss hrabar probably wrote the thing up, the brief i mean.

sbw

Okay, Henry. maybe it lengthens the slow death.

Captain Hate

Banging the hired help is not a good bidness practice.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

RattlerGator,

There are a HUGE number of small businesses which have retail sales on-line. Look at eBay,, for example, or Etsy. This doesn't count people who sell on-line as distributors of everything from baskets and candles to supplements. This will be a huge burden to them.

I DO have a problem with it, as this favors one class of retailer over another. Sure, it helps Wal-Mart and hurts Amazon. Who cares?

What I care about are the people trying to slog out a buck using an on-line site because they cannot afford the overhead of a regular retail store, or they line in smaller communities where foot traffic isn't enough and so they supplement their business income with on-line sales.

This is a crappy decision, no two ways about it.

James D.

It's possible someone like Amazon can handle it, but the little guy is certainly screwed with this ruling.

That is exactly the point.

RattlerGator

Yes, there's absolutely a chance henry. Trump certainly sent a signal with his Amazon / Bezos commentary. He may have something up his sleeve.

* * *

Back to the topic of this post: my goodness, TM, this is a fascinating line:

Once again, those who over-invested in defending Trump's former approach experience whiplash.

TM . . . you rascal, are you baiting me with that line ???

Over-invested?

Whiplash?

Do tell.

sbw

I suspect that what will happen is that a third party will provide tax calculation for local businesses for a transaction fee.

As a local business, I do not wish to reinvent the wheel.

[Actually, as a local newspaper, I am not taxed ’cause the gubmint could abuse the power. Big surprise.]

Beasts of England

The Southern Cup of the Unlimited Hydroplane series is being held this weekend at the lake. The city has a population of 8,400 - and 20,000 deplorables are expected each day of the races.

In a related event, we've begun taking delivery of the 820 cases of beer I ordered for the weekend. Forty cases of PBR are included in that lot. Manbuns sold separately... :)

Threadkiller

I am certain the fire heros will be doing a happy dappy feed-the-worship-boot street corner dance over the ruling.

The future 48 year old pensioners deserve that revenue.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

CHTown says that not only does every county in Illinois have a different sales tax, but those sales taxes are overlayed with township taxes AND city/town taxes!!

He said the Cook County sales tax is way more than 11%.

Nothing I would love more than having Cook County (Chicago) auditing my books.

Good grief!!!

henry

sbw, that already exists- one of them (Avalara) just had an IPO.

The expense is not the calculation. It is the audit and product classification. Disproportionate impact on small to medium firms.

RattlerGator

MM, I'd say the status quo prior to this decision hurt Mom and Pop businesses and favored the new.

I've heard them argue it often. A brick-and-mortar like Walmart already has to do this; now, so will Amazon.

Again, we need to stop looking for the Courts to be primary. This was always an issue that should be dealt with in the branch that is first among equals and closest to the people: Congress.

Captain Hate

To use DoT's litmus test on whether this increases or decreases the size of government, this is a terrible decision.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

sbw,

You are flat-out wrong on this, and I don't often disagree with you.

A third party calculator will COST MONEY to businesses!

Kevlar Kid

We don't know what Unicorn Rainbows might evolve until we tax something that is working for countless American entrepreneurs.

" Second, Quill creates rather than resolves market distortions.

"In effect, it is a judicially created tax shelter for businesses that limit
their physical presence in a State but sell their goods and services to the State’s consumers, something that has become easier and more prevalent as technology has advanced."

"The rule also produces an incentive to avoid physical presence in multiple States, affecting development that might be efficient or desirable. "

What incentive is there for:

SD state government to live within its means?

ALL of the states to live within their means--- including the pensions it's earmarking for short-term, mid-, and longer term encumbrance? Huh?

South Dakota to fire the "economic development" cord wood (and their pensions) that's not gotten with the times (like most of their kind), to figure out how to get a cut of the virtual economy that's obviously passing the state by to the tune of $60 million in lost tax revenue?

Are they saving up to build a bullet train?

the South Dakota "Dept. of Tourism" gets 40% of the gaming taxes and fees annually: how much of that is spent on printing glossy brochures that rot on display racks *IN SOUTH DAKOTA*?

it's a virtual world, baby. cut your COSTS like the rest of us.

James D.

Local business has to factor in sales tax already. Online has not had to do so. Levels the playing field a bit.

Local business pays THEIR local sales tax. They know what that is, and how to pay it.

Small sellers like MM now will need to know the sales taxes for every city, county and state, and how to actually report to them and pay them.

It's a disaster of an opinion, written by people who don't have the slightest understanding of or concern for how people (the people who pay their salaries, by the way) make their livings.

Femall.

Captain Hate

This was always an issue that should be dealt with in the branch that is first among equals and closest to the people: Congress.

Hopefully after the RINO herd is culled in November there will be enough stout hearted citizens in place to act responsibly.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

RG,

It is obvious to me that the people who think this is no big deal have never run an on-line business. LOL!

Furthermore, this is going to hamper small bric-and-mortar businesses who want to augment their income with on-line sales. (This is how L.L. Bean got to be a big company - by caralog sales. If they were still just selling locally in Maine, they might have 50 employees tops.)

matt - deplore me if you must

I think Amazon, eBay and other on line platforms already have the algorithms in place down to ZIP Code.Otherwise, someone can sell this with a yearly subscription. Glad I have most of what I need. I bought my truck in Texas and CA still gets their slice. Having said that I still saved 8K. They sell more trucks in Texas than anywhere else on the planet.

Jane

Laws are supposed to be made by Congress, not the court.

oh have times changed.

Extraneus

No one agrees with Thomas, Alito and Gorsuch?

Threadkiller

South Dakota had a no-tax carve out for online companies, with no physical presence, that did less than $100,000 or less that 200 transactions per year(per wiki).

Kevlar Kid

the "taxation agents" better not be wearing red coats when they show up.

this is outrageous.

the "wild west" is no longer wild. fitting this comes from So. Dakota.

will look forward to the boom in book and flea market sales volume in SD. (/sarc)

Tom R

Local business has to factor in sales tax already. Online has not had to do so. Levels the playing field a bit.

That's how I read it.

I don't think there is any question that the rise of Amazon has damaged Main Street as well as reduced the amount of state sales tax revenue generated. How much has that reduction of state sales tax revenue made it harder for each state to meet their budgetary requirements?

I would much rather the state of Alabama have some extra tax revenue to support the citizens of Alabama than transfer that wealth to Jeff Bezos and give him and his Progtards more power.

henry

As far as Congress fixing this, the House Committee with jurisdiction is headed by Sensenbrenner (R-Brookfield WI). I have asked him to clean up the nexus mess under the commerce clause (ie the actual reason for the damn commerce clause) for the past 20 years. He's not going to do anything about it. Too much Chamber money backing things as they are (including this rotten Kennedy decision).

Threadkiller

No one agrees with Thomas, Alito and Gorsuch?

Kennedy and Ginsburg?

;-)

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

http://www.wyff4.com/article/koko-the-gorilla-who-knew-sign-language-dies-at-46-1/21746079

KOKO has died.

Threadkiller

I would much rather the state of Alabama have some extra tax revenue to support the citizens of Alabama than transfer that wealth

I feel the same about government pensions. If you won the retirement lottery in one state, your taxpayer funded check shouldn't be allowed to be spent in the don cheapo state you moved to.

sbw

A third party calculator will COST MONEY

Of course, but less than maintaining one yourself.

We already hire out USPS mailing list cleansing required to lower postal rates.

sbw

Too much Chamber money backing things

Now, there’s a thought.

henry

Interesting word choice. Governments FREED to tax you the consumer more. Government. Free. To Tax. You more. You call yourself a business-news outlet?

https://twitter.com/KenShepherd/status/1009821135213662209

Narciso

Bloomberg is Mr potter, but much more innumerate, which I didn't think waa possible when it was BusinessWeek alone.

Narciso

Boa free to crush your larynx, like that crazy Kansas attorney general candidate.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

New talking points are out...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/06/21/abused-immigrant-children-allege-mistreatment-detention-center/720773002/

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Lost in that article is that it happened under the Obama administration, Stephanie.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1009446623657721856.html

This is an excellent recap of what transpired in the hearing yesterday.

No wonder they went into the immigration hysteria.

RattlerGator

No one agrees with Thomas, Alito and Gorsuch?

Posted by: Extraneus | June 21, 2018 at 11:28 AM

They (it seems to me) are responding emotionally. Otherwise, they'd never initially be rolling with BREYER, SOTOMAYOR, and KAGAN. There's likely much more to this decision, and the majority of that "much more" is a deference to states combined with a deference to Congress to address the issues that arise from this new technology.

That's the way it looks to me, at least.

And that U.S. Chamber of Commerce cabal will be taking a serious hit with the continuing disclosures of them working against average Americans.

Davod

Part of Ben Carson's speech:

"...“In one group, a young lady stood up and she was very angry that it had taken the housing authority so long to find her a five-bedroom apartment because she had all these children and was even more angry because the dining room set had a scratch on the table..."

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/carson-real-compassion-is-tackling-perverse-incentives-that-continue-cycle-of-poverty/

Extraneus

A third party calculator will COST MONEY

Why wouldn't eBay offer it for free? If they don't, someone else will.

Porchlight

I should add, given the large and growing backlog, Team Trump had to know that a shift to 'zero-tolerance' would lead to the chaos currently in the news.

What led to the current situation is the left's constant need for agitprop and narrative change, considering none of these people save a few activists made a peep when Obama did the same thing.

Narciso

Do we have to invade you again as with agincourt.


http://mobile.twitter.com/Daily_Express/status/1009500254000074753

Davod

SCOTUS announcement re taxes - The lawyer and accountant financial stabilization ruling.

Porchlight

eBay will offer the tax calculator for free or at a low rate. It has to, if it wants to stay alive.

Makes no sense for individual sellers to do it.

Porchlight

Amazon is already doing it for its individual sellers, isn't it?

PayPal and the other electronic wallet vendors might start offering it, too.

Captain Hate on the iPhone

Too much Chamber money backing things

Now, there’s a thought.

I hope the clock is ticking for DJT to make them the deserving targets of his wrath.

Kevlar Kid

sorry. the "mom and pop" lament is hogwash.

it's a shibboleth disproven daily by small market retailers, lawyers, restauranteurs, dentists, chiropractors, insurance agents, auto repair shops--- and a host of TINY companies with Super-sized sales revenues, all based on a profitable online enterprise for selling product, service, and expertise.

using a simple method to advance my business acumen (monkey see, monkey do) i've lost all sympathy for the "mom and pop" canard. they might be real people but they are really out to lunch. i don't care how cute they are, how salt they are... that is irrelevant. they are choosing to be buggy whips. not my problema.

regulating markets by courts sends us back to the dysfunctional public school classroom where instruction is geared to the slowest individual in the room.

how's that model been working for the last 3 generations?

taxation is identical.

my blood runs hot on this; so, in case anybody wants to comment on how i am "looking down my nose" at somebody, tell that to my 82 year old father-in-law who is using online to fill two restaurants in the Palm Springs area just about every night during the season.

AND he uses the same tools to be a favorite of year round locals, avoiding the label of "tourist trap". serves two markets and has, in less than 7 years, built a new dimension for his empire.

the old mom and pop restaurants are "envious" as to "how does he do it." he smiles and says "it's a long story."

he did what he had to do to CATCH up, and has KEPT up transforming his restaurants and his publishing company (founded in 1882) into DIGITAL MONSTERS.

btw, MM's ebay angle is a perfect example of how to avoid the "mom and pop" sarcophagus of American enterprise.

"mom and pop" are standing on "acres of diamonds" online sales taxes or not. Start diggin and don't stop until you find those gems hiding in plain sight. they are just 1mm away from success--- but it's more rewarding i guess to lament than to catch up and stay caught up.

Narciso

PayPal is the other company that is doing well for other reasons.

boris

"deference to states combined with a deference to Congress to address the issues that arise from this new technology"

Plausible. Maybe "taxation without representation" is not an actual constitutional restraint and without something like that the conservatives had "no choice" but to defer.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Extraneus,

eBay is a business, too. In fact, it's traded as a stock on Wall Street.

Of course they can offer it to their sellers. How much do you think that will cost? Who is going to assume that cost? Hint: not the corporation. It would probably be offered as an added service for a fee OR rolled into seller's fees with no opt-out option. Probably the latter, as allowing an opt out would cause more confusion.

Then, is eBay going to pay the taxes, or will each seller be notified of the taxes he owed and where to mail the checks?

Mass confusion and I still say this is a terrible decision.

Captain Hate on the iPhone

What led to the current situation is the left's constant need for agitprop and narrative change, considering none of these people save a few activists made a peep when Obama did the same thing.

Even if they opened their ignorant yaps, the MFM froze them out so the word was spread only on loon outlets like Radio Pacifica.

sbw

CH, I keep telling the local Chamber to kick the National in the shins at every chance.

They are the private equivalent of regulatory capture.

Jane

So what do you guys think about Susan Rice telling Obama's cyber security team to "Stand down" on Russia, in 2016?

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