Illinois Retailers Occupation Tax Impact for Amazon FBA Sellers

Illinois Retailers Occupation Tax or "ROT" is effective this year, January 1st, 2020, is designed to "Level the Playing Field.". The ROT tax is roughly a 2%-4% additional tax when sales are made FROM an Illinois warehouse TO an Illinois...

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Drop Shipping Sales Tax Responsibilities

Dropshipping is a popular retail model that allows a seller to make a sale but have the product shipped from a supplier or vendor. This is a huge benefit to the seller because they don't need to have their...

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Marketplace Facilitator Changes in 2020

If you sell on a Marketplace facilitator such as Amazon, as you know, they now collect and remit sales tax in over 44 Marketplace nexus states (includes D.C. and Alaska at the local level).  Tennessee has enacted marketplace nexus...

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Will Sales Tax Audits Increase Soon?

Sales tax audits will not only derail your business but your life. They are something you want to avoid or minimize at best. It is important to first revisit the major changes with sales tax legislation so you can...

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Amazon Sales Tax Requirements for Third-Party Sellers in 2020

You may have read the online comments from around the world of the relief that Amazon.com is finally collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of third-party sellers in over 44 marketplace nexus states (which includes D.C. and Alaska,...

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California Sales Tax Relief Available for those who Received the CDTFA Letter

California sales tax owed represents the largest liability for Amazon FBA sellers who had stock in California before October 1st, 2019, and are not registered. After speaking with California, don't expect any past liability to go...

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Shopify Sellers Sales Tax Responsibilities

Shopify seller's sales tax responsibilities have dramatically increased since June 2018, U.S. Supreme Court, Wayfair vs. South Dakota Decision. Shopify, unlike Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Etsy, is NOT considered a marketplace facilitator.  There are 44 states with marketplace nexus, where...

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Are States Auditing Amazon Sellers with Prior Nexus?

Amazon Sellers are relieved that several states collect and remit sales tax on behalf of third-party sellers but are still unsure if the states will be auditing Amazon sellers with prior nexus. In fact, there are 44 marketplace facilitator states...

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