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2013 Senate Bill 659: Impose “Amazon tax” on internet purchases
  1. Introduced by Sen. Jim Ananich (D) on October 31, 2013, to essentially impose use tax on many catalog or internet purchases made from sellers outside the state, by placing in statute a broad definition of “nexus,” or affiliation with a different business that located in Michigan, in the manner pioneered by internet retailer Amazon.com.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development Committee on October 31, 2013.