Last week, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told Bloomberg Television that he would “probably not” support the Marketplace Fairness Act, an Internet sales tax bill that passed through the Senate by a 69–27 margin.
Boehner’s reasoning for not supporting the bill? “Moving this bill where you’ve got 50 different sales tax codes, it’s a mess out there,” he said. “You’re going to make it much more difficult for online retailers to be able to comply.”
Many small business owners are already frustrated by the complexity and high costs associated with the Internet sales tax. The Heritage Foundation has put together this infographic to highlight some of their concerns:
Do you think the complexity of the sales tax codes will over-burden small business owners?