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Merrillville factory closing, laying off 27 employees

MERRILLVILLE | Amazon, Zappos and ate away for years at the Panel Processing Inc.'s bread-and-butter business, which was making paneling and fixtures for retail stores.

November 05, 2013 12:00 pm

Speedway loan plan requires second lap to pass

INDIANAPOLIS | It took two tries, but the Indiana House approved legislation Monday providing $200 million in loans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and other Hoosier motorsports companies.

April 15, 2013 6:00 pm Related

House sets July 1 start for Hoosiers to pay online sales tax

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House overwhelmingly approved legislation Monday requiring all online merchants, including web giant, to begin collecting the state's 7 percent sales tax on purchases made by Hoosier customers starting July 1.

February 04, 2013 7:45 pm Related


Dermody's online sales tax plan survives bid to kill it

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker's plan to require all online retailers collect sales tax from Hoosier customers starting July 1 remains intact after an attempt to scuttle the legislation was soundly defeated Thursday.

January 31, 2013 7:45 pm Related


LaPorte lawmaker seeks change in sales tax deal

INDIANAPOLIS | As online retailers total up their Cyber Monday sales, a Northwest Indiana lawmaker wants to speed up a deal requiring the Internet's biggest merchant to collect and remit the state's 7 percent sales tax.

November 26, 2012 2:30 pm

Online sales tax could go national

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois' online sales tax law soon may go national.

April 28, 2011 7:00 pm

Online affiliates threaten to jump ship over 'Amazon tax'

SPRINGFIELD | Online affiliate marketers such as CouponCabin and Fat Wallet are threatening to move out of Illinois if Gov. Pat Quinn signs a measure requiring major online retailers to collect the state's 6.25 percent sales tax from customers.

March 04, 2011 11:45 pm

'Amazon Tax' could allay online sales

SPRINGFIELD | A potential new law is not clicking with Illinois online retailers.

January 09, 2011 12:00 am

Legislature looks to online businesses for more money

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is losing millions of dollars through cracks in the World Wide Web, but lawmakers are hoping that soon will change.

January 08, 2011 12:00 am

Shop online? You may owe state some money

SPRINGFIELD | If you shop online, you could be breaking Illinois law.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
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