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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Kay Bell
Brace for it, online shoppers: Consumers likely will pay more to shop on the Web as lawmakers look to impose new sales taxes.
This could be the last year that "Cyber Monday" serves, for all intents and purposes, as a tax holiday for binge shoppers across the country.
"The speaker has not made a public comment as to where he stands on the issue," said Kay Bell, a tax specialist at Bankrate.com. "He's playing it very close right now, trying to gauge where his party is."
"I do expect it will eventually pass," Ms. Bell said. "But it's going to be closer and I wouldn't be surprised if it is massaged a little bit to make people more comfortable with the bill."