Multi-State – Amazon Is Poised to Unleash a Long-Feared Purge of Small Suppliers

 Thousands of mom-and-pops will lose bulk orders from company  Amazon denies a ‘large-scale’ vendor reduction is taking place Two months ago, Amazon.com Inc. halted orders from thousands of suppliers with no explanation. Panic ensued — until the orders quietly resumed weeks later, Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon Is Poised to Unleash a Long-Feared Purge of Small Suppliers

Multi-State – FedEx Announces Change In Amazon Relationship, Says It’s Not Renewing Express US Domestic Contract

FedEx revealed a change in its relationship with Amazon on Friday, announcing that the company will not be renewing its Express U.S. domestic contract with the online retail giant. The delivery company will be directing its “focus on serving the Continue reading Multi-State – FedEx Announces Change In Amazon Relationship, Says It’s Not Renewing Express US Domestic Contract

Ohio – State Budget Plan Includes New Rule For Amazon, eBay, Others To Collect Taxes On Sales By Vendors

Amazon collects Ohio sales taxes for items it sells, but not for all vendors selling things on the Amazon marketplace. (AP) CLEVELAND, Ohio – A way around paying Ohio sales taxes for things bought on Amazon is to purchase goods Continue reading Ohio – State Budget Plan Includes New Rule For Amazon, eBay, Others To Collect Taxes On Sales By Vendors

Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Shopping online would get more expensive for Illinois residents under a new measure passed by the state’s General Assembly that changes the way online sales are taxed. The changes would require online marketplaces, like Etsy and eBay, to collect state Continue reading Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Ohio – Amazon’s huge impact On Ohio’s sales tax base: Numbers Behind The News

CLEVELAND, Ohio – While Amazon famously paid no federal income taxes on its $11.2 billion in profits last year, it continues to be a big-time tax collector for Ohio and other states – the result of agreeing to start collecting sales taxes Continue reading Ohio – Amazon’s huge impact On Ohio’s sales tax base: Numbers Behind The News

Multi-State – Amazon Continues To Shrink Retail Operations

Sellers are once again alarmed at perceived moves to hustle them onto the Marketplace — but that might be good for everyone. Vendors that to varying degrees depend on Amazon for their wholesale revenue were once again shaken last week Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon Continues To Shrink Retail Operations

California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

KEY POINTS California’s governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the Supreme Court ruled last year expanded the reach of states to Continue reading California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

Online sales have taken over a growing percentage of the U.S. retail market, accounting for about $1 out of every $7 spent by consumers. But through much of that rise, online sellers had an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers: They Continue reading California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year states can Continue reading California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?

Web retailers began adding sales tax to purchases online this year. It’s supposed to reflect the local tax rate. Now, the City of Wrangell wants assurances from mega-retailers like Amazon that those sales tax dollars reach city coffers. Wrangell has Continue reading Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?