AvantLink Throwing Email and Search Affiliates Under the Bus

AvantLink has a post on their blog addressing the now effective (as of June 1) New York state “affiliate tax.” While most of the post does a good job of laying out the issue with practical examples, this part at the end of the post caught me by surprise: New York Sales Tax, Merchants and […]

Is the NY State Affiliate Tax That Big of Deal?

There has been much hand wringing in the world of affiliate marketing over the so-called New York state “affiliate tax.” However, as Trust points out on ABW, it doesn’t seem that 99% of merchants running affiliate programs care much… How Are Merchants Finding Out About This? – ABestWeb Affiliate Marketing Forum: “Looking at this list […]

CJ And NY State Affiliate Tax

Commission Junction is currently sending out this very legal sounding email to publishers encouraging them to perform due dilligence with a link to a PDF from NY state’s tax office… As you may already know, the State of New York recently enacted new legislation that addresses tax registration, collection, and other time-sensitive obligations. As with […]

Some Merchants Removing NY Affiliates?

Thanks to @Trust on Twitter for the link to ABW forum discussing the NY State affiliate tax issue and the possibility that some merchants such as Drs Foster and Smith are removing affiliates based in New York state due to a new state law there attempting to collect taxes (and back taxes) on internet commerce: […]