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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Use you that the -- the Internet sales tax for the state of Illinois would not walk.
That's correct look anybody who tries to pitch this this new taxes -- fairness.
Fairness taxes is is not telling the truth.
What this really is it's a money grab it's a money grab by states like Illinois.
A New York California.
We don't manage their own budgeting and are not fiscally responsible.
And it's another Obama -- attacks on the middle class it's another tax on out for Norris and it's just the wrong thing for our state it's first state or country to it's a job killer OK bowl look state of Illinois is one of them the most insolvent state in the nation just about having you -- desperate for money.
You don't think that an Internet sales tax would help on the money side to get the jobs -- second wouldn't help on the money side.
Well look you know I think this is a great example looking at at where the US economy is headed just by looking at Illinois.
Two years ago we tried taxing Internet and it was this is just an absolute failure it what what are they beltway was a -- Well -- the state governments that it it would raise a 150 million dollars.
And we checked with the tax collectors after three months and all that race was three million dollars huge failure.
And the reason why I Stewart is because online retailers left the state in droves they went to Wisconsin they went to Indiana they went to places that were more friendly.
And as well the small guys got for -- they had to shut down and so -- we were left with which we had a job killer we didn't raise the money we killed innovation.
And I you know the same thing will happen through the -- national economy or to the national average online retailers.
Especially the little guys if we do this at the national level but you think that the senate has represented in the state of Illinois will indeed push for in the senate and Internet sales tax.
Well look we we just think that I -- this just another money grab they're gonna talk about fairness.
Both of the national level -- the state level but in fact it's just a money grab it and -- -- I'm I'm with you saw from the Illinois policy institute thank you very much as usual for joining us appreciate it thank you thank you.
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