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Sales Tax Roundup: SCOTUS to hear Wayfair Arguments and how states are preparing for the ruling

With the Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in Wayfair — a case that could transform the landscape of sales tax nexus rules — this week’s Roundup includes a special section looking at what choices the Court faces and what impacts its decision could have on eCommerce. In the meantime, states are enacting their own remote sellers nexus rules, DHL launches same day delivery, and what data from the 2017 holiday season could mean for 2018 trends.

 

South Dakota v. Wayfair: Shaping the future of nexus

Sovos: Wayfair Decision Is Clear and Present Danger To Sales Tax Status Quo

Everyone should recognize the substantial likelihood that we could soon be living in a world where “physical presence” is no longer a barrier to sales tax collection and remittance responsibility

Accounting Today: Will Wayfair Replace Quill?

On April 17, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on South Dakota v. Wayfair, en route to ruling whether states can have remotes sellers collect tax on sales to customers in their states.

Forbes: Congress Could Preempt SCOTUS In Online Sales Tax Battle

As the Supreme Court gears up to hear oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, many feel that Congress should act first to establish 21-century nexus rules.

The Hill: Lawmakers, Conservative Groups Urge Supreme Court To Keep Online Sales Tax Limits

A bipartisan group are urging the Supreme Court to keep in place limits on states’ ability to require online retailers to collect their sales taxes.

 

Next Up: Updates and changes in regulating eCommerce

Democrat & Chronicle: Online Sales Tax Expansion Faces GOP Opposition in New York

Counties are touting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to broaden the state’s sales-tax law to capture more online sales as a way to boost their revenues. Senate Republicans, however, aren’t budging.

Politically Georgia: Internet Sales Tax Clears Big Hurdle In Georgia

The Georgia Senate joined the House on Tuesday in calling on online retailers to start charging sales taxes on their goods.

NBC – WFMJ: Pennsylvania Shoppers Must Now Pay Taxes On More Online Sales

A law that went into effect on Easter Sunday means customers who frequently shop online in Pennsylvania could see an important change in their shopping.

 

State of the Industry: Trends and developments in eCommerce.

Seeking Alpha: Shopify: Will It Be A Winner Or A Loser Because of E-Commerce Growth?

This article shows how the larger e-commerce companies’ competitive pressures on smaller online stores will negatively impact Shopify’s profitability and valuation.

Transport Topics:  DHL Launches Same-Day Delivery For E-Commerce Merchants

DHL eCommerce launched a same-day and next-day delivery service for online retailers that is targeted to compete with Amazon, FedEx Corp, UPS Inc., and the U.S. Postal Service.

Multichannel Merchant: The Ever-Evolving State of Ecommerce

As a retailer with an ecommerce site, it can be difficult to keep up with the ever-evolving changes of consumer expectations.

Adweek: How 3 Growing Niche Brands Are Simplifying Ecommerce

Brandless, Boxed and Dote are keying in on convenience.

SharesPost: Urban E-Commerce Sales Are Booming. But Where Are We Going To Put This Stuff?

E-commerce needs somewhere to store the merchandise, which makes warehouse and distribution centres located close to major metro markets so crucial.

 

On the lighter side: Tips for eCommerce businesses.

Social Media Today: 5 Ways To Scale eCommerce Remarketing

How do you keep up with all the new ways to convert ecommerce shoppers?

Martech Advisor: Using Holiday Data To Shape Your 2018 E-Commerce Strategies

E-commerce executives looking to stay ahead of competitors and optimize customer experiences in the year ahead should take a close look at three key trends gleaned from 2017’s holiday shopping data.

Marketing Tech News: Counting Time: Understanding Ecommerce ROI

New UZ analytics tools and AI prediction engines can transform the speed of insight, empowering teams to prioritise activity and rapidly respond to customer behaviour.

Entrepreneur: 5 Great Shopify Apps to Optimize Your Ecommerce Store

It is easy to incorporate the best of the proprietary apps from the Shopify App Store so that a Shopify store can boost its chances of becoming a highly valuable business.

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