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Bill would put task of collecting tax for online sales in sellers' hands
Times photo: Anthony Wahl A two-man crew works to pack non-food orders for shipping onto a trailer at the order fulfillment location within Colony Brands, Inc., in Monroe Friday, May 31.
MONROE - What could Wisconsin do with an extra $100 million? Spending the money wouldn't be hard, but collecting that revenue lost from uncollected sales taxes on goods sold online and by mail-order has proven to be challenging or next to impossible for many states, including Wisconsin. Local business owners and company leaders are not challenging the state's need to collect those taxes and admit the extra revenue would benefit the state as well as the area economy.