Amazon and California

Amazon and California

Thousands of companies offering their products on Amazon.com received the email below from Amazon today.  Amazon will not collect and remit taxes to the state of California for sales on their “marketplace” platform, even though by California’s own...

Chanel Sues eBay Merchant For $50 Million

ONLINE MERCHANTS GUILD: WHY CHANEL’S CHANNEL LAWSUIT LACKS MERIT – “EVERYONE HAS A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO SELL THEIR STUFF!” Earlier this month, in a lawsuit filed in a Brooklyn Federal Court, cosmetics giant Chanel is seeking over fifty million dollars in damages...

What Wayfair Means For Online Merchants

Today the Supreme Court handed down its decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. In its ruling the Court removed the fifty-year barrier to tax known as the physical presence rule. Under this rule, no state could subject a business to its tax regime, including the...