E-commerce sales tax ruling: a boon to brick and mortar retail?

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The highest court in the U.S. has leveled the playing field for e-commerce companies and retail landlords snared in a tug-of-war for consumers.

The Supreme Court ruled last week that state governments have the authority to collect billions of dollars in new sales tax from online retailers – even when the retailer has no physical presence in the region.

The ruling overturns a 1992 decision that allowed many e-commerce retailers to avoid charging customers sales tax, giving them a competitive edge over physical stores.

See what Greg Maloney, CEO of retail at JLL, Americas has to say. Read more>>>

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