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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says he opposes the bill because it defies decades of U.S. Supreme Court precedent saying states can't tax sales from companies without an in-state presence. He also says the measure would divert $40 million in existing taxes already collected in Mississippi.

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Reeves Kills Bill to Collect Internet Tax, Earmark for Roads

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says the Mississippi Senate will kill House legislation that would enforce taxation on internet sales and earmark the money for road and bridge work.


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