Archive for the ‘E-Commerce Tax’ Category

Boohoo.com shares pick up after revenues match expectations – Financial Times

Boohoo.com shares pick up after revenues match expectationsFinancial TimesIn early afternoon trading the shares were up 4.3 per cent at 53.2p, after briefly touching a low of 49p, below the offer price. Boohoo's post-float decline came as the entire ecommerce sector suffered from heavy selling as investors began to balk at …...

The 6am London Cut – FT Alphaville (registration)

The 6am London CutFT Alphaville (registration)(Reuters). “Japan's factory output unexpectedly fell in February at the fastest pace in eight months, leaving the economy in a precarious position as an impending sales tax hike threatens to choke consumption and undermine the government's revival plan … and more »...

Electronic-services tax plan delayed by two months – BDlive

Electronic-services tax plan delayed by two monthsBDliveThe changes will make it compulsory for foreign e-commerce suppliers of electronic books‚ music and other services to register for VAT in South Africa. Previously, foreign e-commerce suppliers such as Amazon.com had a 14% competitive advantage over … and more »...

Germain: Internet sales tax bill would hit state’s small businesses – Chippewa Herald

Germain: Internet sales tax bill would hit state's small businessesChippewa HeraldDave Zweifel claims that Internet retailers are driving local storefronts out of business, but this is simply not true (March 19 Herald). His argument glosses over the serious impact that Internet sales tax legislation would have on Wisconsin's small …...

A Tax Break to Anchor Tech Growth in San Francisco – NEWS.GNOM.ES

A Tax Break to Anchor Tech Growth in San FranciscoNEWS.GNOM.ESThe tax break, called a “community benefit agreement,” makes it possible for companies housed in specific low-income areas of San Francisco to receive breaks on some of the city's payroll taxes, but to do so, they must perform a number of tasks that … and more »...

Sales taxes complicate online retail payments – Houma Courier

Sales taxes complicate online retail paymentsHouma CourierLouisiana's complicated tax scheme may complicate an effort to get online retailers like Amazon and Overstock.com to pay sales tax to state and local governments. Louisiana's state sales tax rate of 4 percent would, on its own, be one of the lowest in … and more »...

Sales taxes complicate online retail payments – Houma Courier

Sales taxes complicate online retail paymentsHouma CourierLouisiana's complicated tax scheme may complicate an effort to get online retailers like Amazon and Overstock.com to pay sales tax to state and local governments. Louisiana's state sales tax rate of 4 percent would, on its own, be one of the lowest in … and more »...

Are you now or have you ever been a tax cheat? – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Are you now or have you ever been a tax cheat?The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)The point of the BEA report wasn't to finger tax cheats. Indeed, that $3 million figure is mentioned only in a footnote. The point was to provide the first detailed look at South Carolina-specific e-commerce numbers, taking into account the ...

Are you now or have you ever been a tax cheat? – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Are you now or have you ever been a tax cheat?The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)The point of the BEA report wasn't to finger tax cheats. Indeed, that $3 million figure is mentioned only in a footnote. The point was to provide the first detailed look at South Carolina-specific e-commerce numbers, taking into account the ...

The Time May Have Arrived for Online Sales Tax Fairness – Government Technology

Government Technology The Time May Have Arrived for Online Sales Tax FairnessGovernment TechnologyAfter a March 12 hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, Congress is mighty close to passing an Internet tax bill that would make it possible for states and localities to line their coffers with an estimated $23 billion a year in what are ...