Tod Cohen

Since 2000, Mr. Cohen has been responsible for global public policy for eBay, adding PayPal when it was acquired in 2002. Beginning in 2006, he has become responsible for eBay’s legal regulatory and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks and rightsholder relations) work as well as law enforcement affairs and global investigation teams.

Internet companies and business organizations fight Cuomo’s proposed internet sales tax

March 23, 2017

As eBay and its seller community know, we need a strong, stable postal system to power ecommerce. Affordable and efficient shipping options are critical for eBay sellers to remain competitive.

March 23, 2017

State legislatures across the country are threatening Internet commerce, especially for small businesses, artisans and consumer sellers, through legislation that will impose tax burdens on even the most casual sellers and online marketplaces. Since the beginning of the year, over 40 bills have been introduced in more than 25 states on the issue.

March 22, 2017

This article originally appeared on BIPAC's blog. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis.

Conservative Think Tank Opposes Internet Sales Tax

Vital need for passage of postal reform legislation

Dire outlook for internet sales tax in South Dakota may affect Mississippi

March 17, 2017

eBay staff and the New York seller attendees

Last week, eBay’s Government Relations Team, along with five eBay-enabled small business owners, descended upon the New York State Capitol in Albany to advocate in opposition to a marketplace Internet sales tax proposal in Governor Cuomo’s budget.

Jim DeMint: Internet sales taxes are regulation without representation