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Amazon drops Minnesota affiliate websites over sales tax

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — plans to cut ties with affiliate websites in Minnesota before the state's online sales tax becomes law July 1.


The websites receive a fee for referring shoppers to Amazon's online store. The new law requires certain online businesses with a physical presence or affiliates in Minnesota to charge a sales tax on items it sells to state residents.

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