Why You Should have an ITIN as an Ecommerce Seller?

If you are an e-commerce seller without an ITIN (an equivalent of a SSN), you may want to consider applying for one very soon.  Here is a link to read more about the ITIN. Yes, we realize it is not required...

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Which is the Best Entity for Your Amazon FBA Business?

Determining which is the best entity for your Amazon FBA Business is a critical step. After all, this is the foundation of which you will build your e-commerce empire.  Selling your products on Amazon FBA is a tremendous way...

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Sales Tax System: More than Just Sales Tax

The primary focus with Sales Tax System is to help your business get and stay in compliance with sales tax. The secondary goal is to help you get and stay in compliance with your business. This is a huge...

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Which States Require Foreign Qualification BEFORE Sales Tax Registration?

Foreign Qualification is the process where your legal entity will need to register with the Secretary of State first, before applying for a sales tax permit. There are three states we have discovered that require a state ID (from the Secretary of...

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California Amazon Sellers Received Binding Legal Agreement

California Amazon Sellers have received very bad news this week. Amazon has received a valid and binding agreement from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to turn over the seller's business information. This is game over for...

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New Economic Nexus States as of October 1st

Economic nexus laws have been enacted by more states since June 2018, U.S. Supreme Court Case, Wayfair vs South Dakota. This simply means when you pass the threshold of unit sales or total sales in the period, your business...

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Virtual Address and Scanning Service Before Sales Tax Registration

Before you get registered for sales tax permits having a virtual address service to scan your mail will save you time, money, and frustration.  This is especially important for foreign e-commerce sellers selling on one of the major platforms,...

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Who is the Retailer when You Sell on Amazon.com?

Are you, as a third-party seller, the retailer or is Amazon? Who is required to collect and remit the sales tax? Both are important questions. Look at the reality when answering these two important questions.  Update October 2019, at...

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