No e-commerce taxes imposed on NC residents
The North Carolina state legislature (the General Assembly) appears ready to enact an unconstitutional tax collection scheme that would leave e-commerce vendors little choice but to end its relationships with North Carolina-based Associates. e-commerce vendors will have to terminate the participation of all North Carolina residents in the affiliates and associates programs on or before that same day. E-commerce vendors will no longer pay any referral fees for customers referred the vendors The unfortunate consequences of this legislation on North Carolina residents were explained in detail to key senators and representatives in Raleigh, including the leadership of the Senate, House, and both chambers' finance committees. Other states, including Maryland, Minnesota, and Tennessee, considered nearly identical schemes, but rejected these proposals largely because of the adverse impact on their states' residents. Ecommerce taxes will reduce North Carolina's competitiveness and damage its reputation as a business-friendly state. It will also deny income revenue to individuals who have affiliate programs with companies such as Amazon.com Sign this petition to stop e-commerce taxes in North Carolina.