Amazon Adding Sales Tax Means Coloradans Will Have To Pay Up

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Amazon Prime employee Alicia Jackson hunts for items at the company's urban fulfillment facility that had been ordered by customers, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in New York.

Beginning Feb. 1, Colorado consumers will start paying more when they order from -- and state and local tax coffers are expected to reap the benefits. Until now, Colorado was one of about 23 states where the company doesn't impose sales taxes.

Greg Avery is a reporter with the Denver Business Journal and wrote an article about Amazon's recent decision. He spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.