Amazon Associates back in business in Illinois thanks to Supreme Court decision

By Jacob Huebert
12/05/2013
On Wednesday, thousands of Illinois residents got good news when Amazon announced that its Amazon Associates program – which allows bloggers and others with websites to make money when people click links on their sites to make purchases – would once again be open to them. Amazon dropped Illinoisans from the program in April 2011...

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Illinois Supreme Court strikes down Illinois ‘Amazon Tax’

By Jacob Huebert
10/18/2013
The Illinois Supreme Court today struck down the state’s “Amazon Tax,” a state law that forced online retailers to pay Illinois taxes regardless of whether they had a storefront or other physical presence in the state. In its ruling, the Supreme Court indicated that it struck down the law because it conflicts with a federal...

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