Boehner, Durbin, Cohen's Own Words on Online Tax

May 8 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, and Tod Cohen, vice president for government relations at EBay Inc., offer their views on proposed legislation to let states require out-of-state Internet retailers to collect sales taxes. This report also contains comments from U.S. Republican Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Ted Cruz of Texas; Jason Helfstein, an analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.; Michael Kercheval, president of the International Council of Shopping Centers; Jerry Cerasale, senior vice president for government affairs at the Direct Marketing Association, and Steven Brown, senior portfolio manager at American Century Investments. (Source: Bloomberg)
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