Statements and Video from Forum on Modernizing Sales Tax Collection

April 08, 2016

On Wednesday, Aptil 6th, 2016, State Senator Liz Krueger held a forum on modernizing sales tax collection in New York State. The state's current system of sales tax collection has not kept up with changes in retail payment methods and technological innovation. The forum evaluated proposals for modernizing the collection of sales tax to improve its efficiency for retailers and reduce the potential for fraud through sales tax suppression.

Full video of the forum is available by clicking here.

The following written statements are available by clicking on the name of the speaker below:

-Jill Mariani, ADA, Office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance
-Bernard Gilles, Directeur Principal, Revenu Québec
-Professor Richard Ainsworth, Director, Graduate Tax Program, Boston University
-Marie Ivaarson, Vice President, Retail Innovation HTT AB – SWEDEN
-William Gordon and Pino Luongo, Stac Media