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Wed May 18, 2011
Business

Tenn. Lawmakers Debate Amazon's Sales Tax Breaks

Amazon.com is trying to find a state that will allow it to build distribution centers without making it collect sales tax from customers in that state. The online giant already pulled out of deals in Texas and South Carolina after lawmakers tried to force sales tax collections. Amazon has several distribution centers in the works for Tennessee. The General Assembly is weighing the creation of thousands of jobs against sales tax revenue.

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