Tara Onthank to visit DC is Support of Small Business

DC-300x198Rising Sun Pool’s Tara Onthank is visiting Washington D.C. to speak to the House Judiciary Committee in advance of the legislative hearing on e-fairness. They will discuss the need to close the sales tax loophole for online businesses, which allows online-only retailers to avoid collecting taxes at the point of sale, hurting small businesses with unfair prices.

To learn more about this legislation you can visit the Alliance for Main Street Fairness or contact your representative.

Below is the official press release for this event:


Contact: Joshua Baca
February 24 2014                       Joshua@Standwithmainstreet.com

A group of small business owners from North Carolina and across the country are traveling to Washington, D.C. to urge their Members of Congress to pass e-fairness legislation like the Marketplace Fairness Act this year. These small business owners will be meeting with members of the House Judiciary Committee in advance of the March 4, 2014 scheduled legislative hearing on e-fairness and discuss with them the need to close the online sales tax loophole.

WHO: Small business members of the Alliance for Main Street Fairness (AMSF) including the following from North Carolina:

  • Tara Onthank, Rising Sun Pools, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Harry Buntyn, Brand Source, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Greg Floyd, Piggly Wiggly, Kingston, North Carolina
  • Randy Pleasant, Garner TV and Appliances, Raleigh North Carolina

WHAT: Meetings with House Judiciary Committee Members

WHEN: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WHERE: Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.