Online Taxes

Report: Cross-Border E-Commerce an Untapped Opportunity for US Merchants
June 19, 2019 at 2:53 pm

With U.S. e-commerce sales forecast to grow to $561 billion in 2019, according to Statista, the competition for those dollars has intensified. As a result of the market pressures being placed upon U.S. retailers to support challenged brick-and-mortar stores with e-commerce sales, many are looking beyond domestic borders for growth opportunities. However, many are doing…

Fast-Acting State Revenue Agencies Among Holiday Retail Winners
January 8, 2019 at 11:38 am

As retailers count their holiday receipts, clear victors are emerging. However, it’s not just retailers counting their revenue; so too are those states that acted quickly following the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision last June and enacted rules compelling e-commerce sellers to collect and remit sales tax in their states. The Wayfair ruling,…

After Wayfair Ruling on Sales Tax, Preparing for Holiday Retail Surge
December 12, 2018 at 12:10 pm

The retail world was flipped on its head in June when the Supreme Court decided the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair. By ruling in favor of South Dakota, the court declared states are no longer limited to requiring only in-state retailers to collect and remit sales tax, but can also impose requirements on remote…

Why Payment Services Should Consider Cross-Border Tax Determination Services
November 27, 2018 at 10:55 am

E-commerce technology has made global selling easy, leading many small and midsized e-commerce companies to focus on expanding their cross-border sales to consumers. Unfortunately, most of these companies don’t understand how the realities of cross-border duty and tax compliance could result in shipment delays and canceled orders. This has created an opportunity for e-commerce platforms…

States Introduce New Online Sales Tax Laws: What Retailers Should Know
October 11, 2018 at 4:38 pm

On this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Caitlin Sullivan and Joe Keenan discuss the recent enactment of online sales tax laws by 10 more states (Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin), as well as what retailers should be thinking about and doing as online sales tax becomes…