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You probably already know from the second part of this article that marketplaces make life much easier for online sellers who work remotely in the U.S. market. Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Etsy, and similar marketplaces not only pay Sales Tax for sellers, but also do a much more mundane job of calculating its value.
In the first part of this article, we looked at what Sales Tax is and when it occurs. We went into detail on the concept of Nexus – the relationship between the online seller and sales tax.
What do amazon entrepreneurs do about sales tax in the US? Basically nothing! They just ignore it. Some have heard that Amazon will now pay sales tax itself, but not in all states. Some still have the “I do not pay taxes in my home country, why should I pay them in the USA if I do not even live there?