Amazon.com, Overstock.com Lose New York Tax Law Challenge

Amazon.com, Overstock.com Lose New York Tax Law Challenge

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Amazon, based in Seattle, and Overstock.com, based in Salt Lake City, sued the state's Department of Taxation and Finance separately in 2008, seeking to overturn a law requiring retailers to pay taxes if they solicit business in New York through a link to a website.