BTW Articles

22 Mar

Victory! Amazon Will Collect and Remit Sales Tax in All States With Sales Tax Laws

After almost two decades of a hard-fought political battle to require Amazon to collect and remit sales tax in every state that collects sales tax, Main Street retailers can finally declare victory.

Read More
28 Feb

Mississippi Justice Institute Seeks Details of Amazon Sales Tax Deal With State

The Mississippi Justice Institute has filed a complaint with the Mississippi Ethics Commission seeking information on the Mississippi Department of Revenue’s recent sales tax deal with Amazon.

Read More
22 Feb

Minimum Wage Roundup

Here is a look at some of the latest minimum wage stories from around the country.

Read More
15 Feb

Amazon to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Arkansas

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced that Amazon.com will begin collecting and remitting sales tax on purchases in the state as of March 1.

Read More
23 Jan

E-Fairness Continues to Expand: Amazon Collecting in 39 States and D.C.

Mississippi, Missouri, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wyoming have become the latest states where Amazon has agreed to collect and remit sales tax on purchases made by in-state residents.

Read More
20 Jan

ABA Launches New Advocacy Action Kit

ABA has launched the AdvoKit, a state-specific toolkit that provides booksellers with template letters on a range of key policy issues affecting independent booksellers.

Read More
23 Jan

ABA Op-Ed Calls Into Question Amazon’s Job Claims

ABA CEO Oren Teicher has written an op-ed for The Hill that underscores the full cost of Amazon’s growing consolidation of retail sales on communities nationwide.

Read More
11 Jan

GOP Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Might Be Stalled

Sen. Rand Paul has urged the Republican majority in Congress to only repeal the Affordable Care Act when a replacement is ready.

Read More
03 Jan

Sales Tax Roundup: Amazon to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Three More States

On January 1, Amazon began collecting and remitting sales tax on in-state purchases in Iowa, Louisiana, and Nebraska.

Read More
19 Dec

Advocates for Independent Business Holds First Summit in D.C.

How to ensure that the voice of indie businesses is heard on both the national and local levels was the focus at the first Advocates for Independent Business Summit, held last week in Washington, D.C.

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

PRESS CONTACT: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org)

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement