Amazon.com cuts R.I. partners over tax

PROVIDENCE – Amazon.com Inc. cut ties today with its business affiliates in Rhode Island to protest a provision in the draft state budget that would force the company to collect sales tax, Providence Business News has confirmed. Rhode Island is now the second state where affiliates in the program, known as Amazon Associates, have been…
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  1. Amazon is like Walmart. It will continue to suck the life out of the RI economy… We’re dying a slow and inevitable death yet we’re not willing to admit it for fear we won’t get as good a deal on our books and electronics. Of course more and more can line up at the welfare office for the handouts to which we feel so entitled and are complacent to milk for every last drop. But what happens when the State goes bankrupt? The cards come crashing down. Too bad, as it’s a nice place…