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And -- -- -- about the possibility of making online sales tax a reality she says this will host business.
We took a -- a brownie points is joining us now.
Lisa brownie points that suggests to me that you make brownies and -- on the Internet is that accurate.
That is very accurate there are any of this we have details Internet sales tax goes through.
Do you have to start charging sales tax to your customers in whichever state they live.
Well what happened says I'm a post it for several reasons.
It isn't as much the issue that people are going to be paying -- sales tax because I know they will be my issue is with my small business.
And what would happen is my business what all of a sudden.
To -- our -- met and collect taxes for different jurisdictions all over the country.
So the primary focus of growing my business is all of -- sudden out the back door while -- worrying about.
Making sure that all the taxes are remitted in collective crackling allied.
I do see that point the counterargument.
To that is you can get software real cheap.
And that will tell you exactly what sales tax you've got to charge for any location in the country that's that's the counterargument.
But I'd -- that there's another argument here.
Small businesses would be exempt.
You don't have to stop charging that sales tax to people until you've got a million dollars a year with the business would you be exempt.
We would not be we've we've already reached that threshold so for us it is an extremely.
Big concern OK so now we would not be my hope is that maybe they would raise the threshold to maybe ten million.
Cut and then we can aspire to that -- worry about that when that happened.
There is a chance of that will happen because it passed the senate big margin last night.
But now it's got -- write with a house and they are talking about raising that exemption would that satisfy you -- ten million it.
It would satisfy me now but again my concern goes back to small business in general.
I think what people are not realizing -- the effect that it has on growing your business.
And the fact that it would take my people and myself.
Into a territory that were not completely familiar with their comfortable wet.
It opens us up to liability.
It opens us up to audits because we do not have the expertise.
And I'm not convinced that the software is the complete solution for -- Yeah I think you -- and I.
Strong on humans are really do I mean I I wouldn't wanna be in your position.
Having to respond to this vast bureaucracy of the tax authority -- all over the country I I -- a point in time it.
What -- absolutely give me some all of us here.
OK passed last night in the senate 69.
At twice a big -- -- sail right through.
What do you think -- -- that's what what do you think of the chances that at the end of the day we will gets an Internet sales tax.
I actually don't think it's gonna pass in the house I may be optimistic but if I really had to bet on it.
I don't think it's going to pass that's my hope.
I may be wrong but that's I'm betting on today I got a real fast question for -- I live in New York if I go online on order up some you'll brown is from out of state yes you've got to -- the challenge me here I will be there with.
I yeah you gonna have to charge me sales tax on the -- you send to me is that correct.
Well at this time it depends how we're sending you don't want it's -- and and whether or not it's a keepsake so I could just depended is another piece rockers see amazed that you've got to get through we see your point in time it.
Lisa -- thanks so much that really what it's come back again soon affect.
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