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May 1, 2013




eBay Says Marketplace Fairness Act Fight is Not Over

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.

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April 30, 2013




Mixed Reviews on Marketplace Fairness Act

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.

Chris Brenner, vice president of PetSolutions, said in an email “…

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In Executive, Tax & Regulations

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April 29, 2013




Marketplace Fairness Act Clears Major Hurdle

The Senate has set up a final vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act.

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July 21, 2014




TruST Urges Senate Not to Attach “Flawed” MFA to ITFA

The True Simplification of Taxation (TruST) Coalition has written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the U.S. Senate to not attach the “controversial and flawed” Marketplace Fairness Act to the …

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July 16, 2014




Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act will Empower States

[caption id="attachment_50923" align="alignright" width="91"] Read the Senate bill here.[/caption]

After years of bills appearing before Senate and Congress, could sales tax enforcement on goods and services bought in the Internet finally be reality? Yes and no, depending …

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In Executive, News

November 17, 2011




Opinion: Amazon Stands To Win Big From Marketplace Fairness Act

Since the Marketplace Fairness Act was unveiled – which would create a constitutional framework for collecting sales tax online – I have received countless emails speaking to the “fairness” of the bill and how it would “level the playing field” for ecommerce …

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In Ecommerce

November 10, 2011




Amazon Supports Marketplace Fairness Act

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 …

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November 19, 2013




Remembering Daryl Logullo

When I think of Daryl Logullo, I think of Duck Dynasty. The name Daryl Logullo also makes me crave juicy, navel oranges, even though I’m not a big fan of citrus fruits (unless they are squeezed and in a glass). …

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October 29, 2013




Merchants Need to Keep Calm and Carry On

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.

The government shutdown ended hours before the federal government’s borrowing authority was set to expire, …

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In Blog, Executive

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August 5, 2013




Proposed Legislation Could Keep Seniors from Catalog Shopping

[caption id="attachment_30597" align="alignleft" width="300"] Outgoing mail at my parent’s house.[/caption]When my mother was alive, she would not let my father buy shirts from Haband. And Mom had every excuse in the book as to why he …

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