News you can use

Reform may bring sales tax to Montana businesses

Colleen Rast has run an ebay store out of the Kalispell area for more than a decade. It had grown enough that, when the economic downturn took her husband's job a few years ago, she turned Great Sky Gifts pro, for some more income. She has since hired two employees and rents a warehouse space to handle all her merchandise, but she fears that new tax laws gaining momentum in Washington could halt her business' growth.

Montanans are some of the most fortunate Americans for many reasons, including the freedom from sales taxes. But if an increasingly vocal coalition of federal legislators and l...


Reader Comments(0)