Parson signs Wayfair into law | Government and Politics
“It allows them to compete on a level playing field with the internet companies,” he said. “The way we do commerce is changing and we must adapt to the changes. The brick-and-mortar stores provide employment to the people in our community.”
Henderson said in order to go into effect locally, counties and cities must pass a use tax — if they have not already passed one — to collect the tax on internet sales in that municipality. Since the tax on internet sales is considered a use tax, it will only apply to jurisdictions where the voters have approved use tax collections.
Rep. Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway, R-Festus, said many…