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Greg Danz, owner of the Zandbroz Variety store in Fargo, says passage of a federal law that would require online retailers to collect sales taxes is long overdue. Dave Olson/The Forum

Online sales tax bill gains momentum

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FARGO -- The U.S. Senate is poised for a final vote Monday on a bill that would give states the authority to force online retailers to collect sales taxes on goods shipped to places like North Dakota and Minnesota.


The House will eventually vote on the bill, too, and unlike past attempts there is growing consensus a law will be enacted this time around.

“It’s about damn time,” said Greg Danz, owner of Zandbroz Variety store in downtown Fargo.

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