April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018 - In The Washington Post, Professor Edward Zelinsky discusses the debate over President Trump's statements on Amazon's tax collection practices. The article explains that the Trump Organization's online store collects sales tax only on orders shipped to three states, while Amazon has in recent years begun collecting sales tax in all 45 states that require sales tax. 

“This, to me, illustrates why [the current laws] are wrong,” said Ed Zelinsky, a tax scholar and professor at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School. “There is absolutely no reason that Amazon and the Trump Organization and other international sellers shouldn’t be collecting taxes in all states in which they sell.”

Read the article in The Washington Post.