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A Shark Tank Finalist Shares his Secret for Kicking Butt on Amazon

March 24, 2017

    Take a few minutes and search the web and you’ll find lots of small business owners sharing their tips for performance on Amazon. There’s Wendell Morris, who grew his yoga gear business to an eight-person company with double […]

8 Great eBay Lessons I Learned from 5 Great eBay Merchants

Want to succeed on eBay? Why not … it’s an enormous marketplace that gives you the opportunity to sell your products just about anywhere in the world. But, nothing is as easy it seems.

South Dakota happy its law is unconstitutional – Wacky Tax Wednesday

March 8, 2017

A state court found South Dakota’s online sales tax bill to be unconstitutional, and the state is thrilled.

Colorado use tax notification starts July 2017

March 7, 2017

Colorado created a use tax notification requirement in 2010 in order to capture more tax revenue from remote sales. The policy was immediately challenged and has been under dispute ever since. Now the case has been settled, and the policy will take effect July 1, 2017.

Top 5 B2B ecommerce trends of 2017

February 2, 2017

The availability of mature technology and the growth of B2B customer expectations have forced B2B companies out of their comfort zone and into a realm of automation, cost reductions, and omnichannel sales.

Amazon tax spreads in 2017

December 21, 2016

Amazon.com has something for residents of Iowa, Louisiana, and Utah, but it isn’t gift wrapped and it won’t arrive by December 25. It’s sales tax.

Supreme Court lets Colorado’s use tax notification requirement stand

December 12, 2016

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) today denied a petition to reconsider the legality of Colorado’s use tax notification requirement. This decision could have enormous implications in the battle over states’ right to tax sales by remote sellers. […]

Who should collect tax on online marketplace sales?

December 5, 2016

In a physical marketplace, sales tax is collected either by each individual vendor or the marketplace itself. Dealing with sales tax in an ecommerce marketplace is more challenging.

Looking ahead to 2017: online sales tax, amnesty, and marijuana

December 1, 2016

It’s anyone’s guess what federal legislators will do with the issue of internet sales tax in 2017, when Republicans will control both chambers of Congress and the White House.

Ohio tax nexus: no physical presence needed

November 18, 2016

The battle over states’ right to tax out-of-state businesses has taken an interesting turn. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that physical presence is not a necessary condition for imposing Ohio’s commercial activity tax.

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