Is Amazon (AMZN) crazy like a fox? A string of deals by the company to dutifully collect sales...

|By:, SA News Editor

Is Amazon (AMZN) crazy like a fox? A string of deals by the company to dutifully collect sales tax may end up putting it in a better position. Supporters of a federal sales tax framework face an uphill battle trying to catch support after key states already see dollars roll in and with an election making any tax vote trickier. Meanwhile, Amazon can cut strategic state tax deals on its own terms.