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Bellone extols need for convention center to business group

March 01, 2019

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone cited the need for a convention center at a meeting of the Suffolk Alliance of Chambers in Hauppauge Friday.

Bellone joined Suffolk legislators Steve Flotteron and Bridget Fleming in addressing the group of small business owners to discuss economic development efforts and other issues affecting small business here.

“The Ronkonkoma HUB is the biggest example of economic development f

Cuomo proposes to apply sales tax to all internet sales

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing to take advantage of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would allow New York to charge sales tax on all internet sales, potentially adding to the cost of internet purchasing while providing an even playing field for traditional stores.

Cuomo proposes requiring all companies that sell products over the internet to collect state and local sales tax — about 7 percent in much of the stat
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