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Amazon May Get Temporary Pardon on California Taxes

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by jonnyquest, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. jonnyquest

    jonnyquest Regular Member

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    Some help for Amazon affiliates, maybe

    http://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/2011/09/08/amazon-calif-lawmakers-in-tentative-deal-on-sales-taxes-report/

    JQ
     
  2. The Volatile

    The Volatile Junior Member

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    The legislation was supposed to have passed on Friday but this is the email I received in response to an email I sent them Saturday about reactivating my account:

    I'm pretty sure we'll get back in though :D
     
  3. ebiz4money

    ebiz4money Newbie

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    I certainly hope so. The Tax is totally unfair to Independent Businesses. We are not formal employees of Amazon! We are Independent Contractors and as such it us who are responsible for reporting taxes at the end of the year. If Amazon were left to collect taxes, then it appears we would no longer be Independent and thus we would be entitled to the same types of employee benefits that other Corporations provide their employees. The Government is not creating jobs at the level of need therefore it's up to forward thinking individuals to create their own income sources. This Tax Act effectively and directly put thousands of business owners out of work in California. Isn't that the problem that Government is currently engaged in "battling" right now? What happens when these businesses go belly up? Do the former owners then apply for Govt subsidized assistance? That's part of the overall problem now (too much Govt dependence). Big Brother you have more pressing concerns than to try and squeeze the life out of small business owners that pose no threat to the mega corporations around the globe. Solution: Repeal the California Tax Act and let us get on with running our businesses!
     
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