30 Jun '11, 2pm

It’s Time for a National Discussion on Sales Tax

Amazon cans its California affiliates. California loses, affiliates lose. It’s time for a bigger discussion. Yesterday a couple California readers forwarded a message from Amazon.com saying that, should their governor sign in to law a new so-called “affiliate tax”, their participation in the Amazon Associated program would be terminated. Hours later they received a message saying the bill was signed and they’ve been kicked out of the program. I’ve written about the affiliate tax many times. Here’s the idea: 1. State wants to raise more money 2. It’s upset about missing out on sales tax from online purchases 3. Creates a law saying that a web site’s affiliate marketers represent a sales force, so the site has a “nexus” in the state. 4. This allows them to force the e-tailer to collect sales tax on purchases. Except that it doesn’t work. It ends up being a lose-lose. As you ...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2011/06/30/its-time-for-a-natio...

Tweets

The Next Big Battle For Online Business; Sales ...

thedomains.com 30 Jun '11, 7pm

According to the Los Angeles Times a new California state law will require large out-of-state retailers like Amazon to col...

The Next Big Battle For Online Business; Sales ...

thedomains.com 30 Jun '11, 9pm

According to the Los Angeles Times a new California state law will require large out-of-state retailers like Amazon to col...

Amazon: Kindle Beats Nook

domainnamewire.com 30 Jun '11, 3pm

It’s Time for a National Discussion on Sales Tax When a Business Relationship Goes Sour, Make Sure You Own the Domain Name...

Round 4 of BMW Championship:

golf.com 02 Jul '11, 7pm

In progress: Round 3 at Aronimink Singh withdraws with bad back Kaymer three back in France | Scores Cook, Huston tie cour...

Google fights to get Ad-words.mobi domain name ...

domainnews.com 30 Jun '11, 5am

Google fights to get Ad-words.mobi domain name Thursday, 30 June 2011 04:01 Domain News Tweet Share Google,the American pu...

Top 10 domain name sales for June 2011 - Domain...

domainnews.com 03 Jul '11, 2pm

Domain Registration Register your domain name in more than 300 TLDs today! DomainTools DomainTools’ mission is to gather a...

With all the sales all around us, do be prudent...

cpf.gov.sg 07 Jul '11, 8am

Headlines $avvy Blog Corner Channel $avvy Let's Buzz Quiz Me Toons Gallery Info Hub Doctor $avvy Answers Happenings The la...

It's Time to Denmark-ify Our Cities: A Copenhagen Case Study

It's Time to Denmark-ify Our Cities: A Copenhag...

treehugger.com 30 Jun '11, 4pm

First of all, it's perhaps the bike-friendliest city on the planet . A well-designed network of bike lanes and ample munic...

BlogPost- [Insider] Prepaid Customers to pay 3-...

malaysianwireless.com 29 Jun '11, 12pm

[Insider] Prepaid Customers to pay 3-4% Airtime Tax starting 2012? Mobile operators in this country pays hundred of millio...

Owner of Somedia.com Forced to Spend Thousands ...

domainnamewire.com 29 Jun '11, 6pm

Owner of Somedia.com Forced to Spend Thousands Defending Domain Name Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 UDRP was a waste of time a...

Obama Administration Mounts Late Resistance to EU Airline Carbon Tax

Obama Administration Mounts Late Resistance to ...

cleantechnica.com 28 Jun '11, 3am

The world has had plenty of warning that the EU was going to require that all aircraft landing in Europe have lower CO2 le...

San Francisco to Ban All Pet Sales?

San Francisco to Ban All Pet Sales?

care2.com 28 Jun '11, 2pm

Some time ago the San Francisco board of supervisors considered a ban on the sale of some kinds of pets –mainly dogs, cats...

Legislation introduced provides hydropower prod...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Jun '11, 10pm

Currently hydropower and marine and hydrokinetic technologies receive only one-half the amount of the credit available to ...

Finally a Good UDRP Finds Reverse Domain Name H...

domainnamewire.com 30 Jun '11, 6pm

The Complainant made two principal assertions regarding bad faith: (i) that the Respondent registered the disputed domain ...

NST, Star sales drop; Utusan steadies: Latest audited circulation figures reveal the sales of several key mainst...

NST, Star sales drop; Utusan steadies: Latest a...

anilnetto.com 29 Jun '11, 4am

Latest audited circulation figures reveal the sales of several key mainstream Malay and English papers have dropped. Compa...