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The California Association of College Stores is the premier regional association, we provide leadership, resources and services to support our member's* ability to prosper in a rapidly changing environment. 
                *We define our potential members as being anyone who is a provider of services, products or resources to the education community.

Most of the member stores are owned and operated by the institutions they serve; the remainder are privately owned or leased. Membership of the Association is comprised of store members and associate members (vendors). There are more than 98 store members. In addition, there are approximately 116 associate members who are vendors providing goods and services to the college store industry. 

         
            CACS Annual
             Conference

                     &
          West Coast EXPO
        November 3-6, 2014


 
   

CACS Weekly News Digest 07/23/14

House and Senate Move On Internet Tax Freedom and Marketplace Fairness Legislation | July 21, 2014 -NACS Goverment Relations Update | Both the House and Senate are moving two measures that would affect the college store industry. On July 15, the House passed H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PIFTA). The legislation, introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), would permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act (IFTA), which prevents state and local taxation of Internet access.

In an attempt to seize on the momentum in the House and expected action on a similar bill in the Senate, the lead Marketplace Fairness Act sponsors, Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Mark Pryor (D-AR), introduced S. 2609, the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act (MITFA). This bill combines a revised version of the Senate-passed Marketplace Fairness Act with IFTA, allowing states and local governments to collect the sales tax they are already owed on Internet purchases while extending IFTA for 10 years. For more information on MITFA, see the following: summary; full bill text; and a press release in support from the International Council of Shopping Centers.

 

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