E-COM Sales Tax

Freight and Shipping Charges for eCommerce Businesses

March 22, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7
E-COM Sales Tax
Freight and Shipping Charges for eCommerce Businesses
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E-COM Sales Tax
Freight and Shipping Charges for eCommerce Businesses
Mar 22, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7
Andrew Johnson, CPA
Freight and shipping charges can be tricky. We will tell you what you need to know.
Show Notes

Here's a link to the full video broadcast, if you'd rather watch the video.

This week we are discussing freight and shipping charges for eCommerce businesses. Are they taxable? If so, where? How should FBA sellers set up Amazon with regards to taxing shipping charges? We frequently get these questions and we decided this topic would be great to cover in our podcast today.

Here are a few other questions we addressed in this episode.

  • Is shipping taxable? 00:40
  • Is shipping taxable in CA? 03:40
  • Should I tax my shipping and handling on Amazon? 04:15
  • Which states say shipping is taxable? 06:10
  • Why must I collect the shipping charge tax when Amazon is the one shipping my product? 10:00
  • What makes shipping taxable? 11:25
  • Why do states care so much about shipping and handling charges? 19:37
  • How does Ebay treat shipping and handling? 20:37

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