November 23, 2010

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.

November 23, 2010

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

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 below is Brian\'s answer.  Join the discussion on Facebook and we\'ll continue answering all of your questions.

November 11, 2010

At eBay Main Street, 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? Tell us more in the poll below.

November 5, 2010

Recently, we sat down with eBay\'s Brian Bieron to discuss internet sales tax legislation and the potential harm it could cause small business online retailers. Click here to read the full article.

What questions do you have for Brian? We\'ve created a discussion forum on Facebook for Brian to answer all of your questions. Click here to post a question of your own or see what others are asking.

November 1, 2010

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.

November 1, 2010

UnionLeader.com
November 1, 2010
By: John Donahoe

Additionally, 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. Nevertheless, there is a big push to expand online sales taxes, and small business retailers are in the crosshairs.

October 28, 2010

 

Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy, eBay Inc.eBay Main Street recently asked Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy to discuss the latest in Remote Sales Taxes.  Here is the transcript from our conversation.

October 28, 2010

Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy, eBay Inc.eBay Main Street recently asked Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy to discuss the latest in Internet sales taxes.  Here is the transcript from our conversation.

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