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Yesterday afternoon the Executive Director of the Performance Marketing Association (PMA), Rebecca Madigan, has emailed out an important “PMA Alert.” Right at the outset of it she got to the key point, writing: In a dramatic move, Amazon and Overstock have filed an application to petition the US Supreme Court to hear their case against […]

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Geno Prussakov on February 15th, 2013

Currently, nine states have affiliate nexus tax (or as some call them “Amazon tax”) laws in place. These are: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. In addition to these, numerous other states (like Indiana, Florida, Minnesota, etc) are considering going the similar route. Basically, these laws prescribe for […]

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Geno Prussakov on January 25th, 2013

In case you have missed it, two days ago The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has published an interesting piece on Amazon and Georgia affiliate nexus tax. Here’s an excerpt from it: Georgia shoppers at Amazon still aren’t paying sales tax, three weeks after the start of a state law designed to snag the money from the world’s […]

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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 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 July 25th, 2011

Yesterday (July 24) in his Sacramento Bee column Bruce Maiman provided his viewpoint of the whole “Amazon tax” situation. Among other things in his article he made a statement of affiliate marketing which I simply cannot miss. Maiman wrote: …Another claim: The law punishes thousands of California small businesses affiliated with Amazon. To explain: Affiliate […]

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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 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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