NACo encourages efforts to reduce the complexity of state and local sales and use tax laws and urges Congress to pass legislation codifying the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, which reduces costs and administrative burdens on retailers that collect sales taxes. NACo also supports granting counties the authority to enforce the collection of already existing sales and use taxes from remote or online sellers. These efforts, however, should not be used by the federal government as a means to undermine county government taxing authority and revenue streams.

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