• President Trump goes after a favorite target, Amazon

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - President Donald Trump took another shot at Amazon.com Thursday, tweeting that the online retailer pays "little or no taxes" and that it uses the U.S. Postal Service as "their Delivery Boy."
    Trump's frustrations with Amazon are no surprise. He has accused the company of not paying enough taxes before, and in December tweeted that the U.S. Postal Service should charge Amazon more for delivering packages. His latest missive comes a day after Axios reported that Trump has wondered aloud if there was a way to "go after" Amazon with antitrust or competition law.
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  • Every time Trump has gone off on Amazon

    6 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Tax cuts might be the name of the game for the Trump administration, but the president has no intention of letting Amazon's Jeff Bezos off easy. With a tweet early Thursday following an Axios report that the president is “obsessed” with the company, Trump's anti-Amazon sentiment bubbled up once more.
    I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election. Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our Postal System as their Delivery Boy , and are putting many thousands of retailers out of business!
    - Donald J. Trump March 29, 2018
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  • President Trump Claims Amazon Pays “Little or No Taxes.” Here's Where He's Wrong

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In a move that sent Amazon's shares reeling, President Donald Trump complained on Twitter Thursday that the online retail giant pays “little or no taxes to state & local governments.”
    But his attack on the company, ostensibly in defense of brick-and-mortar retailers, was misleading.
    Although Amazon had once collected sales tax in only a few states-those in which it had warehouses or offices-it now collects those taxes in all 45 states that have a sales tax.
    I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election. Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local...
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