Amazon tax http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Illinois Supreme Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-supreme-court-invalidates-amazon-tax <p>The Illinois Supreme Court is invalidating a two-year-old Illinois law charging taxes on certain Internet sales.</p><p>The justices ruled 6-1 in <a href="http://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/SupremeCourt/2013/114496.pdf">an opinion released Friday </a>to invalidate the so-called "Amazon tax." The ruling determined that the law violates a pre-emptive federal decree prohibiting "discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce."</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:46:47 +0000 Bill Raack & The Associated Press 30775 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois Supreme Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax'