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South Dakota and friends urge Supreme Court to reconsider Quill

In 1992, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a decision from an earlier ruling, effectively preventing states from taxing any business that isn’t physically located in the state. Now South D...Continued

Amazon will handle Washington sales tax for marketplace sellers as of Jan. 1, 2018

According to Amazon’s seller forums, the ecommerce giant will collect and remit Washington sales tax for third-party sellers beginning Jan. 1, 2018....Continued

Increase Your Holiday Sales: 15 Tips from 4 Successful Shopify Merchants

The holidays are getting closer, and now's the time to act if you want to increase your 2018 ecommerce sales. No need to feel overwhelmed - here are 15 ways to gear up for the next few months....Continued

12 great tech tools to boost your ecommerce profits

Want to grow your ecommerce profits this year? You can, with the help of some great technology. Here are 12 tools you'll want to try. ...Continued

2017 BigCommerce holiday season hacks

If you're selling online, or thinking of selling online, there are many great ecommerce platforms to choose from. One of the best is BigCommerce - a platform that supports more than 95,000 users and p...Continued

Deadline extended for marketplace seller tax amnesty program

Retailers that sell through online marketplaces (e.g. FBA sellers) now have a little more time to weigh the pros and cons of a temporary online marketplace seller tax amnesty program. Instead of concl...Continued

Massachusetts to Amazon: Name your marketplace sellers

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts wants Amazon to identify its marketplace sellers "to assist the Commissioner in the determination of certain vendors' sales and/or use tax liability." ...Continued

What to do if you miss your sales tax deadline

You wake up in the middle of the night, suddenly aware that it's July 31st and your business's sales tax payment is now overdue. Unless you've filed late in the past, your first instinct may be to pan...Continued

4 sales tax tips for the math-phobic

You don't have to be a mathematical genius to be a terrific ecommerce seller. As a business owner, however, you can't avoid numbers completely. You'll need some sales tax tips to help you handle a par...Continued

Are online courses taxable?

We talk a lot about sales tax and physical products on this blog, but there's another area of sales that doesn't get much attention: the sale of online courses. These courses can take many forms, such...Continued