Sales tax to be charged to Amazon customers in Missouri - KMOV.com

Sales tax to be charged to Amazon customers in Missouri

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Amazon will soon start collecting sales taxes from customers in Missouri.

The tax collection will begin on February 1 and will slightly more than four percent.

Several states have urged Amazon to collect sales tax, arguing the online company hurts competition at brick and mortar stores.

In Illinois, Amazon customers pay a sales tax of more than six percent.

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