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Pa. online sales tax is being misapplied [Post-Gazette]

Pennsylvania is one of a dozen states collecting online sales tax. It's new, so there's bound to be some confusion. But is there fraud too?

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, news that the new online sales tax that Tom Corbett led may being misapplied:

Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania consumer trying to buy a woman’s shirt at Arhausjewels.com noticed the site had dutifully added $6.79 in state sales tax to the order. Problem is, clothing generally isn’t taxable in Pennsylvania. MORE

The above map is from a Forbes story on avoiding online sales tax.

Companies: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
People: Tom Corbett
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