• Etsy Sellers Worry How the Supreme Court's Decision on Online Taxes Will Impact Their Small Businesses

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Online retailers' stocks are down following the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair earlier this week. The ruling, announced on Thursday, allows states to collect sales taxes from retailers that are not physically based in the state. And now, some small e-commerce business owners wonder if they'll feel the similar sluggish returns in the near future.
    The decision impacts giants such as Amazon and Overstock, but the impact trickles all the way down to individual sellers on marketplace websites such as Etsy, which specializes in supporting small businesspeople who want...
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  • Wayfair Shows Supreme Court Can Change Its Mind - What's Next?

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Supreme Court overturns fifty year precedent limiting the reach of state taxing authorities in unusual split decision. Justice Gorsuch hints that there may be other big change in the offing.
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  • Trump praises Supreme Court's sales tax decision in a shot at Amazon, but it could affect his own business too

    Trump praises Supreme Court's sales tax decision in a shot at Amazon, but it could affect his own business too

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump praised a Supreme Court ruling that could soon lead to online retailers having to collect state sales taxes in 45 states.
    But it could also have an affect on his own online retailer.
    TrumpStore.com currently collects sales taxes in just four states.
    President Donald Trump praised a Thursday Supreme Court ruling that could soon lead to online retailers having to collect state sales taxes in 45 states.
    "Big Supreme Court win on internet sales tax - about time!" Trump tweeted. "Big victory for fairness and for our country. Great victory for consumers and...
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  • Target, Best Buy laud Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect taxes from online retailers

    Target, Best Buy laud Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect taxes from online retailers

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    Two giant retailers heralded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Thursday to clear the way for states to require companies such as Amazon and Wayfair to collect sales tax. Brick-and-mortar businesses, including Target Corp. and Best Buy Co. Inc., have...
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