Senate Deadline Passes, Was There Every Really a Fight Against the Internet Tax?

For all the early hype in the 2017 Mississippi Legislative Session over stopping the Internet Tax from being collected (increased) in Mississippi, in the closing days all one could hear from people on this issue, other than concerned taxpayers, was complete silence. Today was the deadline for all revenue bills in the Senate to be […]

CALL-TO-ACTION: Email Lt. Governor: Need Senate Vote On SB3010, ‘Internet Protection And Tax Relief’

Add Your Name To The Petition At Bottom Of Page Join fellow conservatives in united opposition to HB480, the House Bill that awaits action in the Senate for Mississippi to collect sales taxes on internet purchases. It is important that we do whatever is necessary to make future attempts to regulate the internet and tax […]

ACTION ALERT: Sen. McDaniel Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers From Internet Sales Tax and Reduce Burdens on Business Owners

February 16, 2017 – Following the passage of HB480 by the Republican-led Mississippi House of Representatives to collect sales tax on all Internet purchases made by Mississippians Sen. Chris McDaniel immediately took action and offered a measure to offset the economic damage of such a tax. HB480 is now before the Senate for consideration. If […]

Sen. McDaniel Introduces Legislation to Protect Internet Consumers and Provide Tax Relief to Businesses

February 8, 2017 – Earlier this week the Republican-led Mississippi House of Representatives passed a measure (HB 480) to collect sales tax on all Internet purchases made by Mississippians. The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration. If it becomes law, the legislation will raise taxes on hard-working Mississippians. The measure passed due to […]

Mississippi House Passes Legislation to Collect Unconstitutional Internet Sales Tax

February 1, 2017 – Today, 42 Republicans joined hands with 37 Democrats to pass a tax increase. By a vote of 79 to 38, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed HB480, a measure that would force the collection of sales tax on all Internet purchases made by Mississippians. Despite the fact that states are currently […]

United Conservatives Opposes Internet Sales Tax

JACKSON – Jan. 27, 2017 – The Mississippi Department of Revenue (MDR) announced Tuesday that starting on February 1st the online retail giant Amazon will start collecting sales tax on purchases made by Mississippians. MDR Commissioner Herb Frierson, a former Republican state legislator, recently applauded the move to collect the tax.   “I appreciate Amazon for voluntarily stepping forward […]

McDaniel: Time for an Apology?

By Senator Chris McDaniel At the core of my political beliefs is an unyielding desire for individual freedom. As a Constitutionalist, I believe all liberties must be protected, and equality should prevail.  All people are worthy of dignity.  All deserve respect.  Indeed, I’ve spent my entire career defending the rights of others, even when I […]