Online Taxes

LuLaRoe Subject of Sales Tax Lawsuit
March 28, 2017 at 11:12 am

Popular online fashion company LuLaRoe says it has fixed the problem that led to a class-action fraud lawsuit and issued refunds, but plaintiffs attorneys object to the company's actions and are moving forward with the case. Rachael Webster filed her complaint Feb. 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, alleging LuLaRoe…

Amazon to Begin Collecting Sales Tax Nationwide on April 1
March 28, 2017 at 10:40 am

Amazon.com announced it will begin collecting sales taxes from all states with a sales tax as of April 1, 2017. After years of fighting the imposition of sales tax on a state-by-state basis — from court battles to corporate exemptions — Amazon has been pursuing a different tack of late. The online retailer has been adding, not fighting,…

How NetRush Manages Tax Challenges Associated With Selling on Amazon
March 27, 2017 at 9:16 am

In episode 85 of Total Retail Talks, Chris Marantette, president and chief financial officer at NetRush, a retailer and agency that partners with brands to grow and manage their products on the Amazon Marketplace, discusses the opportunities and challenges, including sales tax obligations, that come with selling on online marketplaces. In particular, Chris details how…

Chinese Laundry's Plan for Growing E-Commerce
January 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

In episode 74 of Total Retail Talks, recorded at last week's National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show in New York City, Scott Cohn, vice president of e-commerce at Chinese Laundry, discusses how the women's footwear brand is making the online shopping experience easier for customers, and in the process driving more sales.

Fighting for Catalogers’ Futures
October 10, 2016 at 5:07 pm

It can be easy for a catalog, or really any type of retail CEO, to overlook things. After all, especially with a catalog operation, there are so many factors that go into running a profitable business, right? Unless you’re a small mom-and-pop shop, wherein you personally oversee everything from soup to nuts, if you can…