Amazon to Build New Amazon Robotics Innovation Hub in Massachusetts

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Amazon announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art Amazon Robotics innovation hub and create 200 tech and advanced manufacturing jobs in Westborough, Massachusetts. Opening in 2021, the company plans to invest more than $40 million in the new site to allow Amazon Robotics to continue to grow its engineering, manufacturing, support and test teams in […]

Amazon to Expand Its Boston Tech Hub Creating 2,000 Tech Jobs

While the search for HQ2 continues, Amazon is not standing still expanding its operations in technological jobs. It is a bit ironic that Boston is one of the HQ2 finalists and HQ2 workforce was to include many tech jobs. Is this an indication that Boston may not be at the top of Amazon’s HQ2 list? […]

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 defines a TPSO, Etsy and Amazon low-volume sellers in those states may also receive 1099-Ks as Etsy considers itself a TPSO and Amazon […]

Amazon to Provide FBA Sellers Details to Massachusetts Department of Revenue

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Breaking news from Amazon USA this afternoon that the Department of Revenue in Massachusetts has demanded that they hand over the third party sellers details  “who stores, or who has stored, any tangible personal property in any location in Massachusetts that is, or was, owned or leased by Amazon Retail LLC or any other affiliated entity […]