BREXIT May Force UK Sites with .EU Domain to Change Domain Name

In a "Notice to Stakeholders" published on March 28, the EU made the following announcement: “As of the withdrawal date, undertakings and organisations that are established in the United Kingdom but not...

Newegg Has Egg on Their Face, Apologizes For Sharing Sales Data

A Connecticut sales tax law that may require marketplaces to collect and submit sales tax on purchases made by Connecticut buyers may have created a lot of confusion. Like many states, Connecticut...

The EU’s New Digital Taxation Proposal May Hurt Small Businesses

Supported by two of the largest economies in the EU, France and Germany, the European Commission proposed rules on Wednesday to make companies in the digital realm pay more in taxes. If enacted,...

Do Online Merchants Need a Guild or Trade Association?

Last week at the Prosper Show, an annual event for Amazon sellers that attracts about 1,900 attendees, a group called Online Merchant Guild pitched the value of joining a new association...

Amazon Study Suggests Greater Digital Adoption May Add £12 to 26 billion to UK...

Amazon released the results of a new study where it looked at the impact of embracing digital technology in rural areas across the UK. The study found that unlocking the digital potential...
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US Supreme Court Sets Date to Hear Sales Tax Case

Late on Friday, the US Supreme Court set a date to hear oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. for Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The case is effectively a revisit of "Quill,"...

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Meets with Bezos and Wenig

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a US tour, but with a focus on the West Coast of the US and the tech industry. Yesterday, Trudeau spent time in San Francisco...

Massachusetts and Vermont Sellers Surprised by 1099-K Forms [UPDATE]

Micro and Small Business sellers in Massachusetts and Vermont are getting a nasty surprise from PayPal, Payable, and possibly other TPSOs (Third Party Settlement Organizations). While there is a slight gray area on what...

From Obamacare to Bezoscare? Amazon May Lead The Way to Fix Healthcare

Last week Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced a partnership to bring healthcare to its over one million employees and their families. Among those three businesses, Amazon is the largest...

Lack of Real Progress of Brexit Worries UK SMEs

The UK has over 5.7 million SMEs, which make up over 99 per cent of private sector businesses and 60 per cent of all UK private sector jobs. Since 2010, UK...