Supporters of online tax plan say it will level the playing field.Opponents say it will stifle competition.
Chris Hanes, sales manager at P&R Communications Service, is seen with a new digital two-way radio used by the public safety sector. P&R representatives are in favor of the Marketplace Fairness Act that would require retailers to collect sales tax on online sales. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF
An online sales-tax proposal has triggered a divisive debate among business owners and attracted a strange-bedfellows mix of supporters that includes the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce and Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.
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