In the you can’t make this stuff up category: last week the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on “Marketplace Fairness: Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses,” but failed to take testimony from a single e-commerce company that opposes the bill. Why would Senators try so hard to stack the deck in favor of the proposed bill? “Main Street Fairness” would allow state governments to require out-of-state retailers to collect and remit sales tax on purchases shipped to those residents of those states. Read the full story at Forbes.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.