Bill would make it easier for state to collect taxes online

By Jack Richards

BATON ROUGE — Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee unanimously approved a bill to sharpen the ability of the Department of Revenue to collect sales tax on internet and other out- of-state retailers.

House Bill 1121 by Rep. Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, requires retailers to report certain information to help the state collect sales tax that currently goes largely unreported.

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