5 to 4!The US Supreme Court ruled that states can tax Amazon shares fell for electricity suppliers

Local time on June 21, the US Supreme Court by a vote of five to four ruling, the state Internet retailers that there is no physical store, you can be required to pay excise tax。The move will result in the United States or the net purchase prices。  In the United States, often complain of physical retail business is that its electricity supplier in terms of comparison to the Internet at a disadvantage because they are required to pay excise tax, and the Internet does not require electricity providers。Some US states, said a ruling by the Supreme Court in 1992, contributed to the rise and prosperity of online shopping, but they miss the income of tens of billions of dollars each year。  According to the verdict in mid-1992 shows that, unless a company in the US state of entities operating point, otherwise the Constitution forbids the states to levy consumption tax business。The Supreme Court ruled June 21 that will overthrow the。  Is different from China's consumption tax, consumers buy goods in US stores prices are pre-tax prices, checkout collect excise duty by the merchants, so consumers at the checkout will see a column of additional excise duty。The rate of consumption tax nor a nationwide uniform standard, but by state and local governments, therefore, the consumption tax rate 50 states and the District of Columbia are not the same, there are five tax-free state (if you exclude local consumption tax, only three the real tax-free state)。  The importance of this decision is that, prior to this, this excise tax is only levied by the entity to the consumer business, and in the case of interstate sales of electricity supplier, if the business entity is not in the consumer's state business, consumers do not have to subject to excise tax to their state to state。As online shopping becomes more developed, the loss of US states in this regard is also growing。  In response to this news, the nation's largest retail electricity supplier giant Amazon shares fell about 1.13%, to close at 1730.$ 2.2。Other electricity supplier company's share price also suffered varying degrees of impact: Etsy sells handmade crafts of electronic business platform of the 4 shares fell in early trading.42 to 5%.$ 21 later recovered some lost ground, closing expires earlier fell as of 1.38%; electricity supplier popular household items Wayfair shares slid 1.88%。  Support case ruling of the judge AnthonyM。Kennedy believes that the 1992 ruling of the United States distorts the economy, leading to the states each year in lost revenues between $ 8 billion to $ 33 billion。  "Compared to the distance selling business, the old bills will have a physical place of business of local companies and many businesses put off the competition disadvantage。"He wrote," remote sales sellers can avoid the regulatory burden of taxation, and because consumers generally they do not pay that part of the tax, the seller can give lower offer。"And JohnG as the opposition of the bill, the United States Supreme Court Chief Justice。RobertsJr。That the Court had ruled on this issue is "wrong decision"。But he said there was no good reason for the overthrow of these precedents, the Congress should be to deal with this problem。  Chief Justice Roberts wrote: "In the context of the established rules of e-commerce has become an important US economy and vibrant part。Any rule changes threaten to undermine this critical area of economic development, should be intervention by Congress。"In January, US President Trump on the Internet mentioned levy consumption tax issue。He said: "They want to start paying consumption tax, or on the real line retailers in the United States unfair。"He also named a negative impact on the US postal system criticized Amazon caused。  He tweeted called on the US Postal Service to collect more distribution costs Amazon。He wrote on Twitter: "Why is the US Postal Service at the expense of billions of dollars a year, but then Amazon and other companies charge distribution costs so little?Amazon are getting richer, while the postal sector is becoming poorer and poorer。The postal sector should greatly improve the cost-price!"However, Trump is no evidence to substantiate these criticisms, nor hinted he might take any specific action。According to the US current affairs news site ACCESS previously reported, Trump considerable interest in the world's largest online retailer, Amazon and want to curb the growing forces might use federal antitrust or competition laws designed to stamp。  Time to local time on March 31, Amazon said Trump once again issued a document criticized the US Post Office for each Amazon sent a package on Twitter, it will lose an average of 1.50 U.S. dollars。Totaling billions of dollars。  However, the media reported that the process of ruling the Supreme Court did not involve Amazon, because Amazon from April last year, the consumption tax of 45 states, Amazon has voluntarily collect state excise tax when selling goods directly to the buyer。But Amazon does not have to charge GST to the sale of third-party sellers using its platform services。  Chief Justice Roberts referred to the Amazon in the opinion of his appeal against the ruling in。He wrote: "including online retail giant Amazon, including some companies, currently in charge of voluntary and subject to excise tax in each state to assess the consumption tax, even those states they have no physical store。"He added that small businesses in the process to follow in tax law, will face new burdens。