Utah is moving to become a full voting member in the multistate organization pushing to let states begin collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes they say they are owed on online purchases. The Beehive State was key in helping launch the movement in 2000, but then took a big step back in 2006 over a provision that would have required changing the way sales tax rates around the state were calculated. In a special meeting this week, the Utah Tax Commission voted unanimously to petition the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board for full membership.
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