This week eBay Inc.’s Dusty Brighton participated in a panel discussion at the Ticketing Professionals Conference in Sydney regarding the secondary ticket market.
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.
eBay Inc. has a proud tradition of responding to natural disasters, whether they be Hurricane Sandy in the U.S., the Asian tsunami, Victorian bushfires or the Queensland floods in Australia.
Last week, the taxpayer advocacy group, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), warned Congress of the slippery slope they would find themselves on if an Internet sales tax bill were to become law.
Last week, Jessica Melugin with the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), published an op-ed in the Missoulian that called on Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) to protect Montana businesses from a federal proposal that would allow tax enforcement agents from other states to impose their sales tax laws on online retailers based in Montana.
On 23 January, the Committee of Industry and Trade of the Swedish Parliament held a hearing on the “Internal Market of the Future”. Invited corporate speakers were IKEA and eBay.
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