Goodlatte’s principles are written broadly, to the point that both backers and opponents of the Senate’s Marketplace Fairness Act claimed victory.
“His principles reflect the spirit of the Marketplace Fairness Act, and I am extremely supportive of and encouraged by them,” Womack said.
“I look forward to working with the Chairman and to being a part of a common-sense solution that levels the playing field once and for all and allows prosperity for brick-and-mortar and remote retailers alike.”
eBay, which opposes the Senate bill and wants to raise the $1 million exemption for small businesses,
“eBay is very encouraged that the remote sales tax principles released today by Chairman Goodlatte address concerns that we have raised on behalf of our small business community,” Brian Bieron, the executive director of global public policy at eBay.
“The principles create a sensible starting place to develop legislation that considers the interests of many stakeholders.”