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  • Five questions with Vince Talbert

    Five questions with Vince Talbert
    For the last dozen years, Vince Talbert has focused on one thing: Bill Me Later. The 45-year-old Baltimore native co-founded the online payment company with three partners in 2000. The company helps Internet shoppers buy stuff online without a credit...
  • Internet sales tax would boost small business

    Contrary to what a recent letter writer may think ("Internet sales tax will hurt small businesses," Nov. 18), collection of state sales taxes on online retail transactions will be a boon to small businesses in Maryland. Small businesses currently face...
  • Cyber Monday spending sets record

    Cyber Monday spending sets record
     It's official. Final numbers on Cyber Monday online retail spending are in. Sales not only beat last year's but set an online record. Ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thankgiving reached $1.47 billion, a 17 percent jump compared with Cyber Monday...
  • MLB announces online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer

    MLB announces online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer
    NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. The...
  • Online sales tax raises questions

    Online sales tax raises questions
    Regarding the Internet sales tax ("Online sales tax bill should be improved, and passed," May 16), I suppose that if I go to Delaware and purchase something and since I am from Maryland, shouldn't that retailer charge and forward the sales tax? What...
  • Sales tax should be for the point-of-sale state

    Sales tax should be for the point-of-sale state
    It is wrong to collect sales tax from online sales by the state where the customer lives ("Senate OKs online sales tax" May 6). If I take the highway to another state, I pay tax in that state. If I take the information superhighway, I should pay sales tax...
  • Senate OKs online sales tax

    Senate OKs online sales tax
    The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from Amazon.com, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax. The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
  • Bill to require sales tax for online purchases advances in Senate

    Bill to require sales tax for online purchases advances in Senate
    Online shoppers would have to pay state sales taxes on more purchases under legislation that advanced in the U.S. Senate on Monday — but Marylanders could also wind up paying a smaller increase in gasoline taxes. Bricks-and-mortar stores have long...
  • Internet sales tax is good for Md. business

    Internet sales tax is good for Md. business
    Imagine you are a benevolent monarch and you have the power to institute a sales tax. (Even benevolent government has to be financed, after all.) Would you set one up that gave preference to sellers located outside your kingdom and penalized your own...
  • The myths of background checks

    The myths of background checks
    Legislators are either stupid or lying or both about the universal background checks for gun purchases ("Tyranny of the minority," April 19). They want checks on Internet sales; but they are already done on Internet sales. If you buy a firearm over the...
  • General Assembly approves gas tax hike

    General Assembly approves gas tax hike
    The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects. The...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...