Bush disappoints on Internet taxes

Welch, Rupert
May 2001
Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on furniture retailers' reaction to United States President George W. Bush's support for the extension of the ban on Internet sales tax. Terms of the moratorium passed by Congress in 1998; Impact of the electronic commerce on traditional furniture retailers in the United States.


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