from the do-you-take-virtual-money? dept.
1sockchuck writes "Does having a server in a data center give you an official business presence in the state where the data center is located – invoking the requirement to collect state taxes? Not in Texas anymore, thanks to a new bill, which clarified a ruling that would have required hosting companies leasing servers in Texas to collect state sales tax from their customers. That's a big deal, since Texas is home to many of the industry's largest hosting companies — including Rackspace and SoftLayer, who have comments on the issue."
Have you ever noticed that the people who are always trying to tell you
`there's a time for work and a time for play' never find the time for play?