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How to improve your ecommerce customer experience

5 ways ecommerce businesses can improve customer experience....Continued

What’s home rule? How does it affect sales tax?

Sales tax compliance can be extremely challenging in home rule states....Continued

Kansas: Old law imposes new sales tax requirement on remote sellers

All out-of-state sellers making sales into Kansas must register with the department and collect and remit sales tax starting October 1, 2019....Continued

Avalara Acquires Portway International Assets to Help Merchants Accurately and Efficiently Navigate Cross-Border Compliance

Avalara today announced it has acquired the business of Portway International Inc., a Canadian company that provides customers with Harmonized System classifications and outsourced customs brokerage s...Continued

Harmonized System codes: What are they and what do ecommerce businesses need to know about them?

Selling across international borders can create headaches for companies that have to navigate complex customs duties and maintain import tax compliance. The Harmonized System was conceived with these ...Continued

July Roundup: Sales tax laws you need to know

While you focus on your business, we stay on top of legislative and policy changes that can affect your sales tax compliance....Continued

What’s a registered agent? Does your business need one?

Do you need a registered agent in states where you have economic nexus? ...Continued

DC increases sales tax on soft drinks, exempts tampons and diapers, and more

DC is finally exempting diapers and tampons; it's also increasing the tax on soft drinks....Continued

New Hampshire says other states must reimburse remote sales tax collection costs

If other states want New Hampshire businesses to collect sales tax, they'll have to pay them to do it....Continued

Certified Service Provider programs for remote sales tax compliance

More than half the states are working to facilitate sales tax compliance for remote sellers and reduce its cost....Continued