Affiliate Marketing Taxes: Franchise, Income, Sales, And Nexus Taxes Explained
Legislation has been enacted in several states to tax the sale of affiliate products. The legislation, widely known as the Amazon Tax, or Affiliate Program Tax, or Sales and Use Tax, requires that an affiliate provider pay state sales tax on items sold by their affiliates, whether or not the directly operate in the state. Affiliate providers such as Amazon.com, instead of paying the sales tax, are terminating affiliate accounts in affected states, including those where the law is being considered. Read this article to find out how you can help prevent the law from going into effect in your state.