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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 December 2nd, 2011

Several things — important to affiliates, and affiliate marketing industry as a whole — have happened in the course of the past few days, unfortunately not all good, and today I’d like to draw your attention to the following four: 1. Pennsylvania Enacts Affiliate Nexus Tax law — Late last night (on December 1, 2011) the […]

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Geno Prussakov on October 25th, 2011

On Friday last week, Susan Payton has published an interesting (and important) article at Small Business Trends, entitling it The War Against Affiliate Marketing Continues. She started it with: “it seems to keep getting harder to run your business, thanks to companies that don’t want to support affiliate marketers”, and then went through 3 things: […]

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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 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 annual  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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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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