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How eCommerce Businesses Can Stay Compliant in Their Busiest Time of the Year

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Nov 23, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

We are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year. A time many retail businesses rely on to meet their year-end numbers. But what happens when a world still rocked by the pandemic continues to make the majority of its sales online?

Topics: sales tax compliance retail
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Understanding Sales Tax Obligations with Drop Shipments

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Jan 05, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

As if sales tax nexus and taxability rules weren’t confusing enough, throw in marketplace facilitators and drop shipments and it’s easy for a business of any size to want to give up on sales tax compliance.

Topics: taxability retail
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Drop Shipments - Who holds the sales & use tax responsibility?

By TaxConnex on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Drop shipments are more prevalent in today’s marketplace than most realize –many purchases made online today are commonly drop-shipped to consumers, transactions that typically involve multiple states and parties. Navigating the application of sales and use taxes and related exemptions in a drop shipment scenario is tricky for both the retailer and the drop-shipper. 

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax retail
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Don't forget physical nexus!

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Jan 16, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Businesses who sell over the internet must pay a lot of attention to far-flung economic tax thresholds – almost all states and more than a few localities enforce them now – so it’s easy to overlook a more-obvious tripwire.

Topics: sales tax nexus south dakota vs. wayfair retail
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Have increased holiday sales triggered new compliance obligations?

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Dec 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Online retailers definitely have something to be smiling about this season. Cyber Monday saw Americans drop $9.4 billion. That figure is up 20% from last year’s $7.9 billion in online sales and it beat this year’s Black Friday’s sales.

Topics: sales tax compliance retail
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E-Commerce Sales Tax & Third Party Merchants

By Brian Greer on Wed, Jan 03, 2018 @ 04:30 PM

According to the United States Department of Commerce's Census Bureau news, e-commerce transactions made up 9.1% of total retail sales in the third quarter of 2017, accounting for  more than $115 billion in sales.

Topics: sales tax news retail
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Cookies Can Now Create Sales Tax Nexus

By Brian Greer on Fri, Aug 04, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

If your company engages in e-commerce, you have exposure to state sales tax nexus laws in any location where you do business.  Nexus rules change frequently.  Here is the latest news to keep you informed.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax news retail
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Amazon Law Showdown or Amazon Law Negotiation?

By Brian Greer on Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 10:13 AM

For those of us that follow sales and use tax, I find the Amazon response to state "Amazon Laws" to be one of the most fascinating business stories in ages.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax calculation sales tax news retail