Walmart

#70 Contributing Company

  • 1,886 contributions
  • $2,692,239 in total

#72 Most Interested Company

  • 28 bills supported
  • 4 bills opposed

#64 Most Influential Company

  • Won 10 bills on which it took a position

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Big-Box Retailers Have a Big Advantage in Internet Sales Tax Debate

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April 26, 2013The Senate is moving forward with the Marketplace Fairness Act (S. 743), a bill requiring all sales made over the internet to be subject to sales taxes. Under the bill, all businesses that do more than $1 million in online sales annually would be responsible for collecting and remitting sales taxes in accordance with the tax laws of all states in which their customers reside.

How much money in campaign contribution have Senators received from interests supporting passage of the bill? Read more

Related Companies

CompanyContributionsBill Positions
NACS$1,431,27663
International Council of shopping Centers$1,246,16646

Related Industries

IndustryContributionsBill Positions
Department, variety & convenience stores$12,717,263107

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Tom Cotton$14,7750
Tim Scott$12,5001
Lindsey Graham$11,5005
William Thad Cochran$10,5001
Cory A. Booker$10,4000
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Steve Womack$103,2500
John A. Boehner$23,3000
Eric A. "Rick" Crawford$20,5000
Karen "Jackie" Speier$20,0001
Lamar Smith$20,0003

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Michael T. McCaul$500,002$1,000,000$750,001
Nick J. Rahall II$408,418$408,418$408,418
Joseph P. Kennedy III$95,004$250,000$172,502
Kenny Marchant$86,559$86,559$86,559
Diane Black$15,001$50,000$32,501
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.
'Top Stock Holders' based on data for 2013.