From the category archives:

Implementing Tax Solution

Minnesota Internet Tax Passes House

April 25, 2009

Today, Saturday April 25,  the House of Representatives voted to pass the Omnibus Tax Bill, HF2323. The vote was 68-65. This bill includes the Minnesota version of the Internet tax. The Omnibus Tax Bill will now move to the Senate. The proposed law closely mimics the NY Internet version with a similar threshold and the ability […]

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Yearly Proof of Compliance

April 22, 2009

As May 31 is approaching,  many New York affiliates will begin to receive requests to sign the annual “proof of compliance” certificates I wanted to pass along some information I received.  According to our lawyer’s office, the New York State Tax Department is requesting that a line be added to the annual certifications. The line […]

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Next Steps for Merchants and Affiliates

March 6, 2009

I have received several emails from merchants and affiliates asking what should be a plan of action.  Before I give you the lists of suggested action you need to realize that Legislation already exists in many states requiring the sales tax be collected. Other states are passing new legislation or quietly rewriting definitions. I urged […]

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Reinstate NY Affiliates Step Three

October 24, 2008

This is the last step to reinstate NY Affiliates and it does not apply to everyone. Step three is only for clubs, groups and organizations that have sites with affiliate links. Since these types of sites have more than one person who is probably trying to drive traffic and earn commission, they have one additional […]

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Reinstate NY Affiliates Step Two

October 22, 2008

The second step merchants need to take to reinstate NY Affiliates is called Proof of Compliance. Each year, by May 31, merchants have to obtain a signed document from NY Affiliates that states that the affiliate adhered to the guidelines. This signed document must include affiliate name and address. This document needs to be kept […]

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