affiliate nexus tax

Interview with Rexanne Mancini on California Affiliate Tax

We’ve been monitoring what’s been happening in California with affiliate nexus tax over the years, and now that the bill AB155 is signed, and many merchants are re-instating and/or re-inviting California affiliates back into their programs, I thought it’d be interesting to get an affiliate take on these things, and …

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Amazon Invites 10,000 California Affiliates to Re-Enroll

Following the signing of California statute AB 155 (which I discussed a week ago here) Amazon has invited California-based affiliates — over 10,000 of which were terminated from Amazon’s Associates program in June 2011 — to re-enroll in their affiliate program. As Sarah Duxbury — who, apparently, was one of …

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What California Statute AB 155 Means for Affiliates

On Friday the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed AB 155 — “a statute that repeals the Affiliate Nexus Tax law for one year” [source]. I tweeted about it on Friday, and also retweeted the news on Sunday, receiving an immediate question (a very good question): So what’s next? Well, …

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Bruce Maiman Misportrays Affiliate Marketing

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 …

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The Aftermath of California Affiliate Nexus Tax Law

Since my last post on the bad news from California, Governor Brown has signed the bill [more here], while Amazon has announced its decision to cut ties with its California-based affiliates (which includes not only affiliates of Amazon.com, but also of all its subsidiaries, such as Audible.com, Endless.com, Zappos.com, 6pm.com, …

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Bad News from California: Affiliate Nexus Tax Law on the Threshold

Bad news has just come from the state of California — the affiliate nexus tax, which I frequently cover in my blog, seems to be on the threshold of materializing. No, not into cash — the state treasurer is right on the money when saying that the online sales tax …

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Jeff Bezos Clarifies Amazon's Stance on Affiliate Nexus Tax

Earlier last week Amazon held its annual shareholder meeting in downtown Seattle. One of the questions that came up repeatedly was one that is of utmost importance to the affiliate marketing world — namely, the affiliate nexus tax, and Amazon’s stance on it. We know that every time a new …

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California Considers Affiliate Tax, Illinois Sued Over Such Law

You may remember the year 2009 when California had its affiliate nexus bill revived, and then vetoed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, pointing to the right reason — the unemployment was already “at an all time high”, and the Governor advised: “we should be doing everything we can to keep jobs …

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California "Amazon Tax" Will Hurt 10,000 Small Businesses

Yesterday’s issue of The Sacramento Bee, the capitol newspaper for California, contained an editorial which I simply couldn’t miss. Let’s start right with an excerpt from it: Amazon.com had $34 billion in sales last year, and is the world’s largest Internet retailer. Sadly, it remains a corporate citizen of questionable …

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10 Articles to Read on Affiliate Nexus or So-Called Amazon Tax

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 …

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