In its effort to end tax-free shopping on the Internet, the Senate has passed a bill empowering...

|By:, SA News Editor

In its effort to end tax-free shopping on the Internet, the Senate has passed a bill empowering states to impose sales taxes for purchases made online. The measure — which passed by a 69 - 27 margin, next goes to the House of Representatives, where anti-tax sentiment among many Republicans may make it more difficult to pass.