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ONLINE SALES RETAILERS COLLECTING SALES TAX: BECOMING A REALITY

The requirement for online retailers to collect state sales tax may soon be the reality. States are anxious to have access to a such a tax revenue base. Bi-partisan support exists so that Congress likely to take up the matter before end of this Congressional session. Continue reading

HOW PROTECTABLE IS YOUR DOMAIN NAME?

The aggressiveness of a web based business’ outreach, while cost effective, can expose it to answering claims filed in distant courts. Protecting your domain name may require an e-business owner nevertheless to sue in an inconvenient location., Continue reading

HOW FAR IS TOO FAR TO POLICE YOUR WEBSITE?

Advertising your business over the Internet need not expose you to litigation everywhere in the USA just because your message can be viewed nationwide. However, there is a fine line as to the kinds of activities you may engage in on-line which, if once crossed, could be viewed by a court as giving you sufficient contacts with the distant state to require you to defend you actions there. Continue reading

SELLING OVER THE INTERNET MAY REQUIRE KNOWING THE LAW IN ALL 50 STATES

Going national with sales over the Internet may require you to comply with particular laws in the 50 states. Continue reading