Weekly Roundup: Bitcoins and Amazon Taxes

Bitcoins and Amazon taxes headline sales tax news this week. The Digital currency, Bitcoin, is being legitimized in Germany and investigated in the United States. The theory seems to be that if it’s real, it can be taxed. And Colorado may once again be able to exercise it’s Amazon Tax law, frozen since last year, thanks to a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

More sales tax news this week:

Delve into the taxation of telephone services in Minnesota and information services in New Jersey. Learn about local sales tax rate changes in Utah and Alabama and boundary changes in Washington State. Discover the next state to criminalize tax zappers, how Ohio sources direct mailings, and why Governor Chris Christie vetoed an exemption for computer software.

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