Amazon Supports Marketplace Fairness Act

| Tim Parry

Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has come out in support of the Marketplace Fairness Act, a federal bill introduced this morning by U.S. Senators Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), that would create a constitutional framework for collecting sales tax online.

Mixed Reviews on Marketplace Fairness Act

| Daniela Forte

Last week the Senate voted 74 to 20 in favor of proceeding with its debate on the Marketplace Fairness Act and merchants are weighing in on how it would impact their business.

eBay Says Marketplace Fairness Act Fight is Not Over

| Tim Parry

Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, said it’s inevitable that an online sales tax bill will eventually become law, but that it won’t stop his company from fighting to make it fair for small businesses.

A Look Back at Marketplace Fairness Act

| Daniela Forte

Last week the Senate voted 74 to 20 in favor of proceeding with its debate on the Marketplace Fairness Act and merchants are weighing in on how it would impact their business. Take a look back at Multichannel Merchant’s coverage of the Marketplace Fairness Act with this series of articles and videos.

Catalogers Weigh in on Marketplace Fairness Act

| Daniela Forte

A group of catalogers and suppliers met with Congressional staff on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with the Marketplace Fairness Act which passed in the Senate on May 6.

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for You

| Guy Mucklow

For merchants, that fact that MFA would reportedly help state governments collect $11 billion in lost tax revenue is irrelevant; the bigger issue is that the law makes shopping online more expensive for consumers and complex for retailers.