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.
eBay and PayPal are pleased to support the first-ever Small Business Saturday. 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.
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.
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. Join the discussion on Facebook and we\'ll continue answering all of your questions.
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?
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 discussion forum on Facebook for Brian to answer all of your questions.
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. Click here to watch the video.
Stay tuned to Main Street 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. Click here.
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. Click here to read more of John Donahoe\'s piece.