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Online Retailers Begin Taxing Sales

Wal-Mart, Target and some other online retailers start collecting sales tax on their online sales. The development might foretell big changes for Internet commerce and provide welcome revenue to states struggling to close budget shortfalls. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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Jack Speer
Jack Speer is a newscaster at NPR in Washington, DC. In this role he reports, writes, edits, and produces live hourly updates which air during NPR programming.