On February 21, PayPal was officially nominated as one of the “Most Innovative Companies” for the 2013 Innovation Project awards.
On Monday the prestigious Brookings Institute, a nonprofit public policy organization, held an event entitled “How Do Government Restrictions Harm International Online Trade and Commerce?”. The event brought together leaders from the public and private sectors to talk about international trade and the Internet.
Four eBay sellers visited the State Capitol in Salt Lake City last week to meet with elected officials to advocate for the importance of protections for small businesses with an Internet presence.
Michael Barrett, Chief Information Security Officer for PayPal Inc., testified yesterday morning before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee on what the eBay Inc. family is doing to protect our users from the growing cybersecurity challenges that are facing Internet-enabled companies, both large and small.
While Internet sales tax legislation could likely harm small online retailers in the future, many retailers are now focusing on filing their business’s taxes as the April 15 deadline approaches.
Yesterday, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) voiced her opposition to the latest round of Internet sales tax bills being introduced in Congress.
Yesterday, Members of Congress in both the House and Senate, with the backing of mega-billion dollar retailers and state tax officials, introduced Internet sales tax legislation that would allow state tax enforcement agents from one state to impose their sales tax laws on small businesses located in another state.
eBay’s continued commitment to the state of Utah was highlighted in Governor Gary Herbert’s State of the State Address.
Yesterday, the Upper Michigans Source posted an online poll asking readers whether or not online retailers should be required to collect the same sales tax as brick-and-mortar businesses.
At the State of the Net Conference in late January, eBay Inc. Vice President & Deputy General Counsel Tod Cohen joined the First Sale Panel and publicly declared that eBay will fight to protect owners’ rights should a Supreme Court case ruling undermine the right to resale or give away legitimately purchased goods made overseas.
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