Coloradans who buy products online are getting dinged for taxes under a state law that puts the burden on consumers.
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Revenue tells KMGH-TV (http://bit.ly/KYQLau) the law has been on the books for a number of years and it's the consumer's responsibility to pay the tax.
An injunction by a federal court has put a temporary stop to a requirement that vendors provide a summary of purchases on which taxes might be due, but that does not exempt buyers.
Under Colorado law, consumers are required to pay a 2.9 percent use tax on purchases that don't include Colorado sales tax on anything bought by mail order, telephone or the Internet.
Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com
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