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Is the US affiliate apocalypse upon us?

If you're an affiliate in the United States, there's a good chance you're not sleeping very well these days.

States continue to wage war against major online retailers, leaving some affiliates cut off from the affiliate programs that they depend on for income. And new battles look set to break out in some of the largest, most important states.

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2011: new year, same internet tax drama

In 2010, major online retailers in the United States which operate affiliate programs saw their businesses threatened by new state laws that would force them to collect state sales tax if they have affiliates in the state.

Despite the fact that these laws don't generate the revenue they're supposed to, and typically spark high-profile backlashes, it appears that the push to tax internet retail through 'affiliate taxes' will continue into 2011.

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