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Groups Renew Push for Online Sales Tax 'Fairness'

September 24, 2012
Frustrated with the pace on Beacon Hill, eight Massachusetts mayors have written to Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday urging his administration to "move aggressively" to reach a deal requiring the online retailer Amazon to begin collecting sales taxes before the Christmas shopping season begins.

The mayors, including Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, called small businesses the "lifeblood" of their communities, and argued that forcing Amazon to collect the state's 6.25 percent sales tax would put them on an equal footing with stores that routinely collect taxes

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