Amazon to collect Arizona sales tax in 2013

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Amazon announced Friday it will settle a dispute with Arizona over unpaid sales taxes, and will begin collecting sales tax on items ordered by customers in the state.

As reported by Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, Amazon and its subsidiaries will collect a 6.6 percent levy starting Feb. 1 for physical goods and July 1 for digital purchases. In return, Arizona won’t go after taxes on items sold before those dates.

For the full story, read Fischer’s report on

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Nerdvana's founder and owner. A former East Valley Tribune copy editor, page designer and website editor, he is now Digital Editor for The Pueblo Chieftain in Southern Colorado, a web design instructor at Pueblo Community College and president of the Southern Colorado Press Club. He has contributed to the popular GeekDad blog and taught online media at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, his alma mater. Lifelong Star Wars fan and Trekker who also worships all things Tolkien and Doctor Who.