Simplifying Global E-commerce
IRS Tax Calendar for Small Business
Online Tax Calendar | Internal Revenue Service (irs.gov)
FTC Finalizes Order Against Clothing Accessories Company for False Made in USA Claims | Federal Trade Commission
Decision and Order (ftc.gov)
FTC Issues Rule to Deter Rampant Made in USA Fraud | Federal Trade Commission
This rule has been cracking down on marketers. The civil penalties can be $43,280 per violation. The final rule was published in 2021.
Shopify Unblocks Amazon’s Buy With Prime - Marketplace Pulse
Amazon and Shopify announced a partnership
The Goods Trade Barometer shows a trajectory for trade. The June 2023 reading suggests growth in Q3 EMTC posts these WTO reports in our news section as they are available.
Office of Public Affairs | Five Amazon Marketplace Sellers and Four Amazon Marketplace Companies Sentenced for Price Fixing | United States Department of Justice
Agreeing with other sellers to fix a price can result in penalties and jail. The DOJ prosecuted these online sellers .
17-494 South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (06/21/2018) (supremecourt.gov)
Wayfair defines the "nexus" for purposes of sales tax Online sellers may owe sales tax in a state where they do not live . For online sellers this means Know Your Customer.
Big Tech braces for roll-out of EU's Digital Services Act | Reuters
EMTC seeks to provide varying viewpoints for our members to discern
The Digital Services Act package | Shaping Europe’s digital future (europa.eu)
Will it create safer digital spaces and level playing fields?
Chart: BRICS Expands Footprint in the Global South | Statista
BRICS representing 46% of the world population and 29% of the GDP is lead by China and India
It is Official - UK Electronic Trade Document Bill becomes Law (shippingandfreightresource.com)
This most benefits container shipping but watch the progress as it is accepted elsewhere and in broader uses