ABA is committed to making a difference in the lives of its members. Through direct engagement in political and trade-related efforts comes change and progress—improved publisher trade terms; the adoption of sales tax fairness laws and resolutions; increased consumer awareness of shopping locally; and governmental activity on behalf of small businesses.
ABA is seeking feedback from booksellers who have used the Antitrust Action Kit to urge state or federal officials to investigate Amazon for antitrust violations.
Booksellers who haven’t already adapted the Antitrust Action Kit’s easy-to-use templates to ask lawmakers to investigate Amazon’s business model for antitrust violations are encouraged to do so...
Two groups are challenging each other over sales tax collection in South Dakota, but their goal is likely the same: To take U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy up on his invitation to...
Join ABA's Antitrust Campaign
ABA believes that Amazon is a modern-day monopoly. Its abuse of its dominance has had a negative impact on free expression and the health of America’s book industry, including a chilling effect on the diversity of, and access to, books and information. We are bringing our argument to Congress and to state attorney generals, and are asking booksellers to make the case. ABA has created an Antitrust Action Kit that provides booksellers with crucial, state-specific tools to help them in their Amazon antitrust outreach.
E-Fairness State by State
With states facing significant budget shortfalls, there is a tremendous opportunity to win victories for sales tax equity around the country. ABA has created an E-Fairness Action Kit (E-FACT) that provides booksellers with crucial, state-specific tools to help them in their e-fairness outreach efforts.