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Yesterday afternoon an important news came from Colorado. A Colorado Springs Gazette editor, Wayne Laugesen, wrote: Back in 2010, then-Gov. Bill Ritter, D-Colo., signed into law a bill passed by the Colorado Legislature that instantly cost thousands of Coloradans their livelihoods. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn tossed it out. …Blackburn ruled that the […]

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Geno Prussakov on April 6th, 2011

Much has happened on the affiliate nexus tax front since my last post on the subject two weeks ago. Sadly, most of these news aren’t positive ones, but how could they be when we’re talking conditions that make it hard for businesses to function? Today I’d like to highlight 5 important news and developments for […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 24th, 2011

In conjunction with the growing popularity of news connected with the affiliate nexus tax bills and laws passed in various states, a number of merchants have approached me asking a question that may be summarized as follows: Can the use of web hosting servers in another state be considered grounds for tax nexus in that […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 23rd, 2011

On Thursday, March 10, 2011 Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill that prescribes collection of an Internet sales tax (6.25%) from retailers who have more than $10,000 in annualĀ  online sales in the state of Illinois [more on it here]. The law also applies to sales driven for merchants through their Illinois-based […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 16th, 2011

Earlier this morning the Performance Marketing Association has made a blog post dedicated to the recent media coverage on the subject of affiliate nexus tax. Funny how it is, but I had a closely related idea in mind for my today’s blog post as well. Related, but not identically the same. I blogged a lot […]

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Geno Prussakov on November 30th, 2010

Earlier this month Davis & Gilbert LLP released a “taxation alert” on the subject of the so-called affiliate tax [more on the tax here], and particularly the case Amazon’s appeal regarding the tax’s constitutionality in the State of New York. The alert reads: In February 2009, the New York State Supreme Court issued a decision […]

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I’ve blogged about multiple things during the past days (sometimes more than once a day), but naturally wasn’t able to cover, or react to everything that I personally have found to be of interest. There really is an abundance of great content being produced on a weekly basis, and to highlight some of the posts […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 26th, 2010

Yesterday (March 25, 2010) the Joint Finance Committee of the state of Connecticut has passed its version of the Internet sales tax bill (HB 5481) or the “act concerning the collection and remittance of the sales tax by remote sellers” (italics mine). There were 35 votes “for” versus only 13 “against”. Bill HB 5481 specifies […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 13th, 2010

Performance Marketing Association has posted an important news earlier today. Apparently, the state of Virginia that faces a close to 4 billion budget deficit this year, has not included the affiliate tax (the bill for which was tabled by the House finance sub-committee on 24 February) in the budget bill. PMA wrote: We just received […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 10th, 2010

Today I have had a chance to interview Jen Goode, a Colorado-based affiliate marketer and business owner, to get her inside perspective on the Colorado Internet sales tax bill, Amazon’s termination of Colorado affiliate accounts, and other related questions. Here is the interview: GP: Once again, thank you for agreeing to be interviewed on the […]

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