Online Taxes

Wayfair Wave Hits Online Retailers in More States
February 4, 2020 at 12:26 pm

In June 2018, the Supreme Court's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair opened the floodgates to dramatic changes for online retailers by giving state governments a green light to collect a projected additional $8 billion in tax from e-commerce sales that was previously out of reach. Specifically, the Court ruled that states can mandate businesses…

The Top Sales Tax Changes Coming in 2020
January 21, 2020 at 9:19 am

With dozens of states imposing new collection requirements on out-of-state sellers and marketplace facilitators, 2019 was a tumultuous year for sales tax. In its own way, 2020 promises to be no less turbulent. Wayfair Fallout Continues Like its predecessor, 2019 was all about South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The June 2018 decision by the Supreme…

How to Overcome Cross-Border Challenges for International E-Commerce
January 7, 2020 at 11:45 am

There’s that trope about how online shopping means you can get everything from groceries to furniture without ever having to leave your house. Whether you’re shopping on your smartphone or from your computer, the internet really has had a dramatic impact on the way consumers think about what and how they buy. Online businesses are…

Supreme Court’s Wayfair Ruling Devastating to Online Merchants
November 1, 2019 at 10:21 am

The American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA) recently conducted a follow-up poll to see how e-commerce, catalog, direct and other remote merchants have fared since the Supreme Court’s June 2018 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., which overturned the old Quill v. North Dakota remote sales tax collection physical presence standard. The first poll was…

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,…