Last Call to Include Your Voice in Important Sales Tax Fairness Letter

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This is the last opportunity for booksellers to add their names to an important ABA letter calling for sales tax fairness. The letter will soon be sent to the U.S. governors in the 45 states that collect sales tax and will call on them to enforce existing tax regulations by making sure that retailers with a physical presence in their states collect sales tax on online sales.

While hundreds of booksellers have signed on to the letter, ABA is hoping that even more booksellers will join their colleagues before the letter is mailed.

Booksellers were alerted to the initiative in an e-mail from ABA COO Oren Teicher earlier this month. Signing the letter is extremely easy -- just reply to Teicher's e-mail and ABA will do the rest. Or, you can e-mail Kristen Gilligan at kristen@bookweb.org with the following information:

Store name:
______________________________________
Owner (or contact):
______________________________________
Address:
______________________________________
E-mail:
______________________________________

Booksellers can also provide the local press with an op-ed piece that ABA has prepared, which is available by clicking here. The piece explains why it's important for state governmental leaders to take steps to ensure that there is a level playing field for all retailers selling online.