Importing, exporting - and then selling internationally involves more than just “shipping and handling.” Tariffs and fees can dramatically increase the total door-to-door cost, hidden fees and unknown charges which can hurt your customers’ bottom line!
The world of e-commerce is borderless. Internet has made buying and selling products across borders easier than ever before. It’s estimated that the global B2C cross-border e-commerce market will reach $1 trillion by 2020. Yet, 50% of the merchants selling cross-border do not include taxes at checkout. The neglect on calculating and collecting custom and import tax can pose risks to their business, and create a bad end-consumer experience.
Join us for Customs Duty and Import Taxes for Dummies and learn how to properly calculate your actual costs for cross-border shipments, automate the process and integrate it all within your shopping cart for a seamless customer experience.
Identify the risks of cross-border commerce, and the benefits of automating the management of customs duty and import taxes.
Evan Wright is a Regional Sales Manager with Avalara where he specializes in helping small businesses with Sales and Use Tax Compliance, Returns Management and 1099 compliance. Before joining Avalara, Evan worked in International Shipping with customers from across the United States and Pacific Rim. He holds a degree in International Business from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. He’s a Washington native and spends his free time outdoors!
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