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Tag Archives: sales tax

Transportation bill advances in Senate committee, but fate uncertain

A measure that could raise up to $3.5 billion for Colorado’s long list of road and bridge repairs squeaked through a Republican-controlled Senate committee this […]...

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April 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

GOP Senate prez under fire for state transportation tax plan

Reaction from conservative lawmakers and their allies to a transportation bill introduced Wednesday afternoon has been swift and from some, brutal. The plan would seek voter approval to […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

House Republicans have rift moment; arial firefighting advances

Notes from the 93rd day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 10, 2014 Capitol Notebook

Colorado pot-tax debate yet another debate over market ideology

The debate between supporters and opponents of Colorado pot tax Proposition AA is an ideological debate on how taxes will affect pot as a product in an emerging market. Voters will decide where they stand tomorrow. ...

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November 4, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Watch for the wave: Amazon to pay sales tax in California

Struggling with an ongoing recession-era budget crisis that has seen hundreds of millions of dollars slashed from public education alone, Colorado lawmakers tried and failed to get mega-online retailer Amazon to pay state sales taxes last year. Amazon successfully...

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September 8, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

Coloradans cast eyes on Amazon battle waging in California

Colorado lawmakers staring down an historic recession budget deficit last year passed legislation requiring Amazon.com to finally begin collecting sales taxes in the state. It didn't go so well. Amazon is still doing business here tax free. A similar battle...

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July 1, 2011 Center Well, Politics
As Amazon eludes state tax men, Borders shutters six Colorado stores

As Amazon eludes state tax men, Borders shutters six Colorado stores

Borders Group will close six book stores and layoff 158 employees in Colorado this month. The news comes in the wake of a court order preventing online bookselling juggernaut Amazon.com from paying any sales tax in the state and a...

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February 16, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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