Tax & Regulations ARCHIVE

Schedules That Work Act is the Next Assault on Profitability  Jul 29, 2014 8:59 PM By Curt Barry

Here is the latest assault on our industry’s profitability. The Schedules That Work Act will kill company profitability and ultimately sacrifice jobs.

TruST Urges Senate Not to Attach “Flawed” MFA to ITFA  Jul 21, 2014 8:27 AM By Tim Parry

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.

Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act will Empower States  Jul 16, 2014 2:51 PM By Tim Parry

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?

How Will Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Affect Your Business?  Jun 04, 2014 11:53 AM By Curt Barry

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.

Take a Look at Crocs’ 2013 Sustainability Report  Apr 09, 2014 10:14 AM By Tim Parry

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.

Alibaba Bans Bitcoin on all Marketplace Sites  Jan 13, 2014 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch

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.

Case Study: Small Merchant Sees Streamlined Accounting Costs  Nov 16, 2013 4:45 PM By MCM Staff

Purveyor of All Things Creative has saved on its accounting costs by using TaxJar to streamline its tax management.

Merchants Need to Keep Calm and Carry On  Oct 29, 2013 2:37 PM By Tim Parry

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.

TruST Outlines Potential Cost of Marketplace Fairness Act  Sep 26, 2013 1:30 PM By Erin Lynch

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.

Marketplace Fairness Act Needs to be Streamlined  Sep 20, 2013 2:58 PM By Arien Gessner

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.






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