Posts tagged with Internet Tax


The Marketplace Fairness Act: What to expect from an internet sales tax

If you’re in the online retail business, you know. Or you should know.

The Internet Sales Tax, more officially known as the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (MFA 2013),  is well on its way to becoming codified and standardized: on May 6th of this year, the Senate passed the bill.

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Amazon terminates North Carolina affiliates

If you're a member of the Amazon Associates affiliate program and live in the state of North Carolina, today was the day you've dreaded: your Amazon Associates account has been officially terminated.

Thanks to legislation that threatens to force Amazon to collect sales tax on purchases made in North Carolina even though Amazon has no physical presence in the state on the basis that its contracts with North Carolina affiliates essentially constitute the legal equivalent of such a presence.