[mythtv-users] Zap2it discontinuance: any alternative?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Aug 7 17:33:34 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 07 August 2007 11:25, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Aug 7, 2007, at 10:19 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
> > Even worse than trying to collect from thousands of individuals,
> > some states
> > might decide it is a taxable "service", and start trying to grab a
> > share, at
> > least with states where TMS has a "presence".
> Well, yes, sales tax.  But they probably already have to deal with
> that, even if it's only a matter of getting reseller certificates
> from their clients.

Getting tax ID #s from perhaps fewer than 100 customers is a far cry from 
collecting, recording and storing funds from perhaps thousands of consumers, 
then dealing with many states to send them the money, each state having a 
different system, and risking penalties for failure to touch each base in 
each state.


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