Here’s why TruST believes the Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act does a severe disservice to both bills, threatening to stall ITFA and derail a productive House debate over the future of remote taxation.
The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act combines two critical legislative issues – the Marketplace Fairness Act and the Internet Tax Freedom Act. What does this mean for retailers that sell goods and services online?
The Seattle City Council just voted to put low-wage workers on a path over the next several years to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage. Curt Barry, president of multichannel operations and fulfillment consulting firm F. Curtis Barry & Co., explains what this means to direct-to-customer merchants.
The company’s second report provides an update on its sustainability-related accomplishments and objectives, and sets goals in three categories: workplace and supplier standards, environmental management and community engagement.
While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
Purveyor of All Things Creative has saved on its accounting costs by using TaxJar to streamline its tax management.
It’s always something. Just when direct-to-customer merchants think they have a handle on their profit margins, something comes along to throw it into frenzy.
While some merchants say the Marketplace Fairness Act could put them out of business, one industry expert shared his thoughts on what the true cost the MFA will be for retailers.
The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 would give states broad power to enforce tax collection on remote sellers. But Congress could learn a lesson from the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.
Executives from 11 companies share their reasons why the Marketplace Fairness Act would be a burden to their companies – and to their customers.