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Wayfair, You've Got Just What I Need: But Will Fashion Be the Same?


Created on January 31, 2019




Online shopping is set for a sea change as profound as the internet itself. Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court held that online retailers must have the right to collect and forward taxes to state taxing authorities. Gone are the days where online shopping mavens can find a bargain and avoid sales tax. The real issues created by the South Dakota v. Wayfair case are several, including what states are doing now, how you can comply today, and how marketplaces such as Amazon be will adversely affected.

Join Rania V. Sedhom, Founder and Managing Member of Sedhom Law Group, PPLC, a Bespoke Law Firm and Rachel Partain, a partner member at tax boutique law firm Caplin & Drysdale, as they discuss the resultant issues that will affect the fashion industry.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the Wayfair case
  2. Identify current sales tax laws and state tax departments plans for the future
  3. Explore whether a marketplace vs. retailer are held to different standards
  4. Address contractual provisions that are affected by Wayfair
  5. Discuss the future of online shopping

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