Scott pitches plan to fund child care subsidies with new internet sales tax

Gov. Phil Scott is proposing to use $7 million generated from a new tax on internet sales to boost the state’s spending on child care subsidies for Vermont families.

Vermont and other states started collecting the tax when the Supreme Court voted in June to overturn a decades-old case which had barred states from reaping sales taxes from businesses unless they had a local, “bricks and mortar” presence.

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