A New York state law from 2008 may have a profound impact on how Maine websites collect sales tax. Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court decided not to hear the case brought against the New York state law by Amazon.com and Overstock.com, which would attempt to repeal the law and avoid forcing online retailers to charge state sales tax in NY.  Will the Supreme Court’s actions pave the way for Maine to start requiring merchants to collect online sales tax?

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