Content about e-fairness

July 27, 2012

Shoppers aren’t stupid. With momentum gathering around e-fairness, it’s only a matter of time before the online giant is required to collect sales tax. And when shoppers get wind of the looming change, watch out!

Shoppers aren’t stupid. With momentum gathering around e-fairness, it’s only a matter of time before the online giant is required to collect sales tax. And when shoppers get wind of the looming change, watch out!

Amazon.com’s sales will surge in the quarter before the e-fairness legislation kicks in and the retailer is required to collect sales tax on behalf of jurisdictions nationwide. It will mark the end of a golden era for shoppers who will rush to make purchases, especially big ticket items, in advance of the legislation’s effective date.

September 26, 2011

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) thanked California Governor Jerry Brown for signing legislation that would help level the playing field between online-only retailer Amazon.com and brick-and-mortar stores across California.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) thanked California Governor Jerry Brown for signing legislation that would help level the playing field between online-only retailer Amazon.com and brick-and-mortar stores across California.