Booksellers ask Congress to tax Internet purchases

Posted: January 1, 2013 at 4:10 a.m.

Amazon.com employees at a distribution center in Phoenix collect merchandise ordered by customers for shipment in November.

At The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C., co-owner Tom Campbell says he is losing business as customers come in to photograph his books or jot down notes, conducting their research before they buy the books online to avoid a sales tax.

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