Three States that Require Foreign Qualification BEFORE Sales Tax Registration

Foreign Qualification is the process where your legal entity will need to register with the Secretary of State first, before applying for a sales tax permit. There are three states we have discovered that require a state ID (from the Secretary of...

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California Amazon Sellers Received Binding Legal Agreement

California Amazon Sellers have received very bad news this week. Amazon has received a valid and binding agreement from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to turn over the seller's business information. This is game over for...

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10 Critical Sales Tax Questions That Foreign E-Commerce Sellers Must Ask

Foreign Amazon sellers must address these critical sales tax questions below. Obtaining the best answers for your situation is a must for your U.S. e-commerce success. You also must know the proper sequence of steps to take for sales tax compliance....

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U.S. Bank Account Options for Foreign Sellers

Are you able to do Business in the U.S. without a U.S. bank account?  You absolutely can do business without a U.S. bank account, but it will cost you in massive fees when it comes to remitting sales tax as...

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New Economic Nexus States as of October 1st

Economic nexus laws have been enacted by more states since the June 2018, U.S. Supreme Court Case, Wayfair vs South Dakota. This simply means when you pass the threshold of unit sales or total sales in the period, your...

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Virtual Address and Scanning Service Before Sales Tax Registration

Before you get registered for sales tax permits having a virtual address service to scan your mail will save you time, money, and frustration.  This is especially important for foreign e-commerce sellers selling on one of the major platforms,...

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Who is the Retailer when You Sell on Amazon.com?

Are you, as a third-party seller, the retailer or is Amazon? Who is required to collect and remit the sales tax? Both are important questions. Look at the reality when answering these two important questions. Review of Amnesty in the...

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Multistate Taxation Commission’s (MTC) Workgroup Meeting-Wayfair vs South Dakota

The MTC had its initial meeting for the Wayfair Implementation and Marketplace Facilitator Work Group on September 5th. We are one of a few chosen outside businesses included in this workgroup along with states, large corporations, and other sales tax firms. You...

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