Thanksgiving is upon us, ushering in a madding time of sales and deals spurring the most furious period of consumer spending in the U.S. By all accounts, the amount of money spent will continue to grow in 2018, with eCommerce being a major source of those sales. Now is the time to make sure you’re set to handle all the volume you’ll experience this time of year — especially when it comes to handling all the sales tax collections that need to happen.
As the winter season heats up, we have this week’s Roundup, where we look at the potential pitfalls of sales tax compliance during the holiday season, ways to prepare your online store for the deluge of sales, and how Google Analytics can help spur your sales — if you use the data correctly.
The Wayfair decision will have profound effects on eCommerce. Read everything that we’ve written about what the Supreme Court decided and how sales tax compliance will change.
Sovos has put together this South Dakota v. Wayfair economic nexus thresholds table to keep you informed of each state’s effective and pending remote sales tax collection legislation.
Next Up: Updates and changes in regulating eCommerce.
Multichannel Merchant: Black Friday and Sales Tax: A Potentially Risky Combination
Don’t let uncollected sales tax spoil your holidays, or your bottom line.
The Complete Colorado: Colorado to Hit Small Business With Burdensome New Sales Tax Rules
Many Colorado businesses are about to get slammed with a new tax collecting burden.
Market News Today: Sales Tax Software Market Report 2018-2022
Product scope, market size, manufacturers, competition, retail prices, and market prospects.
State of the Industry: Trends and developments in eCommerce.
Tech Radar: This Will Be a $1 Trillion Christmas, Thanks to e-Commerce
Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 will be massive.
Business 2 Community: How to Holiday-Proof Your eCommerce Shop
Some experts are predicting a 15% year-over-year increase in online sales over the 2017 holiday season.
CNBC: “Free Shipping is Pretty Much Table Stakes” in e-Commerce Today, Etsy CEO Says
Etsy President and CEO Josh Silverman speaks to the welfare of his online handmade goods retailer after earnings in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer.
On the lighter side: Tips for eCommerce businesses.
WebProNews: How eCommerce Businesses Can Prevent Fraud in 2018 Holiday Season
Sales transactions from online merchants are on an uptrend, but attacks on eCommerce businesses have alarmingly increased as well.
ClickZ: What Brands Can Do to Improve eCommerce Performance
38% of consumers said they’d leave a site from lack of product content.
Practical Ecommerce: How to Audit Google Analytics Data, for Ecommerce
Data from Google Analytics helps ecommerce merchants make key decisions. But that assumes the data are accurate.
Diginomica: Why Do Brands Struggle With Content-Rich e-Commerce Experiences?
“Content-rich e-commerce experiences” might sound nifty, but they are surprisingly difficult to achieve.
See how Taxify by Sovos can help your eCommerce business stay on top of sales tax obligations in every state.