Arizona House Moves To Permanently Bypass State Sales Tax On Digital Goods

by KJZZ Business News, Your NPR Station

As Arizonans gravitate toward more shopping online, GOP state lawmakers want to simplify the way consumers are taxed at the local level.

The House voted Wednesday to forego ever collecting the 5.6 percent sale tax on digital products including online books, videos, cloud-based software, storage and web hosting services.

Members voted 39-to-19 with bi-partisan support in favor of Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita's proposal, sending it onto the Senate.

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