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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Amazon Sales Tax Requirements for Third-Party Sellers in 2023

You may have read the online comments around the world about the relief that Amazon.com is finally collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of third-party sellers in over 47 marketplace nexus states (which includes D.C. and Alaska, which...

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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 47 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. Update: Florida, a recent marketplace facilitator state as...

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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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Multistate Taxation Commission’s (MTC) Workgroup Meeting-Wayfair vs. South Dakota

The MTC had its initial meeting for the Wayfair Implementation and Marketplace Facilitator Work Group on September 5th. We are a few chosen outside businesses included in this workgroup, along with states, large corporations, and other sales tax firms. You can learn...

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Why the South Dakota vs Wayfair U.S. Supreme Court Case Affects Your E-Commerce Business

June 21st Update: The U.S. Supreme Court Decision 5-4 Favors South Dakota vs. Wayfair! This case overturned the physical presence standard requirement from the Quill case dating back to 1992.  Since this South Dakota vs. Wayfair case, this now means...

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Is Your Amazon Inventory Subject to Seizure for Not Paying Sales Tax?

Your Amazon inventory may be in jeopardy if you are not in compliance with sales tax. You may not be up on all the changes with sales tax cases over the past year, from the Amnesty period this past...

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Simplify Your Amnesty VDA Options

We have received a lot of emails with great questions about the MTC's Amnesty program, including: 1. Do I qualify for Amnesty? 2. If I don't qualify, what are my options? 3. What about the FBA states NOT covered by Amnesty? What...

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