Monthly Archives: November 2013

An Internet sales tax rant

This piece originally appeared in Bicycle Retailer. It is repurposed here with the author’s permission. Click here to read the original piece. It is outrageous that the federal government continues to give the middle finger to brick-and-mortar businesses across the …

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A simple choice for Congress: grow the economy with Marketplace Fairness or lose local jobs

For more than two decades, retailers in the Roanoke region have had to compete with out-of-state Internet sellers who do not collect sales taxes their Virginia customers owe. Here in our area, that means a 5.3% competitive disadvantage for our …

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