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Multichannel Tax Compliance for Growing eCommerce Brands

Following the Tax Rules as a Multichannel Seller originally aired live on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Information provided was up to date as of that date. It’s difficult to have a conversation about eCommerce without addressing the effects of COVID-19. Though the world is beginning to open back up, eCommerce as an industry continues to […]

July 1: EU VAT Rules for eCommerce

The European Union (EU) has important changes to its value-added tax (VAT) rules, coming into effect on July 1, 2021. Similarly to previous VAT changes, these affect merchants who sell across EU borders, as well as those who export goods into the EU. These changes are primarily targeted at simplifying the process, including the creation […]

Streamlined Sales Tax: How It Affects eCommerce Shops

Even though it’s been around since 1999 and has 24 member states, many businesses have a lot of questions about the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. On February 24, X-Cart hosted a webinar with our partners at Avalara, answering a ton of questions around nexus, SST, and even international tax rules. Watch the replay below. […]

11 Emerging Trends in Business and Tax [2021]

After employees across numerous industries transitioned to working from home, states struggled to determine the tax implications of a newly remote workforce. As eCommerce sellers struggled to keep up with a surge in sales, states that tax remote sales benefited from a steady source of sales tax revenue. When education and events moved online, the […]

How Will the New Rules for Sales Tax Affect Your Business

The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued a ruling that will affect eCommerce store owners. It concerns a tricky topic: sales tax nexus in different states. In the landmark case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. the court removed the physical presence rule that has long prevented states from taxing sales by businesses with no physical presence in […]

eCommerce Sales Tax for X-Cart Merchants, Demystified

This blog post was originally contributed by Mark Faggiano, the Founder and CEO of TaxJar. eCommerce sales tax is one of those administrative hassles that can quickly turn into a mess for online sellers. In the U.S., no overarching government body handles sales tax, so businesses have to deal with different tax rules and tax […]

How Your Business Can Stay Ahead on Sales Taxes

For many online sellers, sales tax compliance has never been a simple task even if they are only obligated to collect sales tax in a state or two. But if states have their way, sellers could be required to deal with sales tax in a lot more places.

2016 Sales Tax Changes – Webinar with Avalara

For most online merchants, collecting sales taxes is a fundamental part of doing business. And while sales taxes may be different in every single jurisdiction, what they have in common is a tendency to change. Lawmakers love tinkering with sales taxes, and this year is no exception. Learn more about both federal and state changes at our upcoming webinar,The Online Seller's Guide to 2016 Sales Tax Changes.

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