At least one Indiana lawmaker plans to file a bill requiring the state to collect sales taxes from online retailers like Amazon.com. Other state lawmakers are working on a federal solution.
Simon Property Group Inc. has filed suit against the Indiana Department of Revenue in an attempt to force the state to collect sales taxes from Amazon.com Inc.
Dwindling tax revenues will cause a projected $1.3 billion budget gap as the state enters its next budget, according a report released Thursday by the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute.
Property tax reform is now Indiana law. Hoosier homeowners are thrilled. But many corporate leaders grumble the historic deal was brokered on the backs of business. Topping their concerns is the new 3-percent property tax cap for commercial and industrial properties, which they fear will slow business expansions and discourage companies from moving headquarters to the state.