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Amazon uses Colorado affiliates as political pawns

Affiliates in the United States increasingly find themselves at the center of a battle pitting bankrupt state governments against major online retailers. The battle revolves around the thorny issue of state sales tax, and when online retailers are required to collect them.

Recently, affiliate marketers in Colorado were able to get language involving affiliates removed from a tax bill. Had the language not been removed, online retailers with Colorado affiliates would have been on the hook for collecting Colorado sales tax.

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