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Amazon's long battle against any law that would require it to pay sales taxes may finally be coming to an end. For years, Amazon has benefited from tax exemptions banning the collection of sales tax from online vendors, while competing against the brick-and-mortar establishments in the various states, which are legally required to pay such taxes. When states attempted to pass laws targeting Amazon affiliates as taxable entities, Amazon responded by dumping affiliates in that state. In better economic times, Amazon fought back by filing numerous legal challenges to state sales tax laws, lobbied... Read more...