So far, the third attempt at passing a measure that would add more space to the Three Rivers Convention Center, a number of other convention and business attracting features, and upgrade the badly aging Toyota Center is failing. This picture is artist's rendition of the renovated entrance to the Toyota Center, among other projects.
Officials are calling it the first ever of it's kind in Washington state, even the nation. The Attorney General's office is suing a restaurant owner who allegedly cheated the state out of more than $395K in sales taxes by using 'sales suppression software.'
Online shoppers often cite the convenience of purchasing items from web retailers like Amazon, but another perk to cyber shopping is that buyers often don’t have to pay sales tax.
Thanks to a congressional bill, though, that could soon change.