November 25, 2010
eBay SME businesses face complex regulatory barriers to sell cross-border
During the Global Entrepreneurship Week, which took place from 15 to 21 November in 104 countries across the world, eBay\'s Director of SME Businesses Jody Ford reminded the UK business community and policy makers that SMEs still face a number of regulatory barriers to sell cross-border.
November 23, 2010
Small Business Saturday…Spread the Word!
eBay and PayPal are pleased to support the first-ever <a href="http://smallbusinesssaturday.com/" target="_blank" title="Small Business Saturday">Small Business Saturday</a>. November 27th is the day to come together in support of the small businesses we love, like the hundreds of thousands of people who use eBay and/or PayPal to make or supplement their income.
November 23, 2010
eBay Inc. Works with Law Enforcement to Put a “Bad Guy” Behind Bars
Check out this CNBC story highlighting the work of several different eBay Inc. staff departments who worked together to bring a bad actor to justice. Eric Weinstein was sentenced to five years in prison for using fraudulent names and credit cards to scam the company and avoid paying fees. Upon release from prison, he will be ordered to make monthly payments toward $900,000 in restitution to eBay.
November 16, 2010
Ask Brian: How is eBay Helping Sellers Correctly Collect State Sales Tax?
We recently invited our Facebook fans to ask eBay Inc.\'s Brian Bieron their questions about Internet sales tax legislation. We thank Catherine Allen for posting the first question and we\'ve published Brian\'s answer on Main Street. <a href="http://on.fb.me/9oaUkj" target="_new">Join the discussion on Facebook</a> and we\'ll continue answering all of your questions.
November 11, 2010
What brings you to eBay Main Street today?
At eBay Inc., we\'re interested to know more about our website visitors and how we can serve you better. Are you a PayPal merchant interested in legislative issues? Are you an eBay Power Seller looking for E-commerce news? So tell us, what brings you to eBay Main Street today?
November 5, 2010
Facebook Fans: Ask eBay\'s Brian Bieron Your Questions on Internet Sales Tax
<p>Recently, we sat down with eBay\'s Brian Bieron to discuss internet sales tax legislation and the potential harm it could cause small business retailers that use the Internet. We\'ve created a <a href="http://on.fb.me/9oaUkj">discussion forum on Facebook</a> for Brian to answer all of your questions.</p>
November 2, 2010
Stefan Kryzcwk Weighs in on the E-Commerce Environment in Europe
Stefan Kryzcwk, Senior Director and Counsel, Government Relations Europe talked with eBay Main Street about the latest in public policy issues facing Europe. Watch as Kryzcwck discusses how the financial crisis has affected eBay buyers and sellers and the current state of E-commerce in Europe. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/stefan-kryzcwk-weighs-e-commer... here</a> to watch the video.
November 1, 2010
Comprehensive Election Results on eBay Main Street
Stay tuned to <a href="http://vote.ebaymainstreet.com/">Main Street</a> for comprehensive election results and analysis. In addition to learning who’s lost and who’s won, you’ll also see tweets from political analysts in Washington, D.C. Whether you\'re a political guru or a first time voter, eBay Main Street has you covered for results and analysis across the country. <a href="http://vote.ebaymainstreet.com/">Click here.</a>
November 1, 2010
John Donahoe: Taxing Internet sales would hurt New Hampshire more than most other states
Small retailers face a growing political challenge: a tax-policy lobbying battle over the appropriate role of sales tax collection on Internet retail. Many state governments face revenue problems. Some people claim that new sales tax collection on Internet retail is the answer. Given that less than 5 percent of retail sales today are online, that’s obviously not true. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/john-donahoe-taxing-internet-s... here</a> to read more of John Donahoe\'s piece.
October 28, 2010
In Depth: eBay’s Brian Bieron on Remote Sales Tax
eBay Main Street recently asked Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy to discuss the latest in Remote Sales Taxes. <A href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/news-events/brian-bieron-discu... Here</a> to read the transcript.