|Bid||1,715.67 x 1200|
|Ask||1,717.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||1,712.00 - 1,743.00|
|52 Week Range||931.75 - 1,763.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||215.81|
|Earnings Date||Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 30, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,837.65|
Savvy shoppers who buy big-ticket items online to avoid state sales taxes will be losing that advantage. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday enables states to collect sales tax from all online purchases. For decades, retailers have only been required to collect and remit sales tax if they had a physical presence in the state: a warehouse, store or office, in most cases.
Streaming services offer more music and far better tools to find and play it. Which streaming service should you use, though? For starters, there are many players in the music-streaming space, yet only four true contenders exist: Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and Google’s new YouTube Music.
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Amazon.com Inc. shares slid 1.1% Thursday while bricks-and-mortar store operators rallied, after the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to collect sales taxes on internet companies that do not have a physical presence in their states. Wayfair Inc. said in a statement that it “already collects and remits sales tax on approximately 80% of our orders in the U.S., a number that continues to grow as we expand our logistics footprint.” The online furniture retailer doesn’t expect the ruling to have a “noticeable impact” on its business.
At first blush it looked like the Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair could spell trouble for Amazon.com Inc., but experts say the decision could actually provide fresh opportunities for the e-commerce giant. Amazon (AMZN) shares fell 1.1% shortly after the Thursday ruling was announced. Investors feared the ruling, which said states have the right to collect sales tax on online companies that don’t have a physical presence in the state, could hurt the company.
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If states act aggressively, consumers may also be paying moreWarner Bros/courtesy Everett Collection / Everett CollectionSmall online businesses are waiting to see what the Supreme Court’s ruling on online sales tax means for them. Small online businesses may bear the brunt of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers, but how bad it’ll be, they don’t yet know. The high court ruling released Thursday gives states the right to collect sales tax from online vendors, even if they don’t have a physical presence in that state, overturning a pre-internet court ruling called Quill that exempted online merchants from those collection duties.
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The individual states that make up this nation can now insist that ecommerce companies like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Wayfair (NYSE:W) and Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) collect and remit online sales tax for goods sold to those states’ residents. The U.S. Supreme Court made the online sales tax decision on Thursday, overturning a rule that had been in place since 1992. Each state will decide for itself if it wants to pursue the matter, but with a total of more than $13 billion and maybe as much as $33 billion worth of online sales tax revenue up for grabs, most states likely will.
Later this summer, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) will celebrate the one-year anniversary owning Whole Foods. Amazon Fresh got its start in Seattle 11 years ago. You would think the later would benefit significantly from the former, and yet Amazon Fresh is struggling to deliver the goods.
The Supreme Court ruled this week that states can force online retailers to charge sales tax. Larger online retailer, such as Amazon, may actually benefit, Jan Kniffen said. This week, the Supreme Court ruled states can now force all online retailers to collect sales tax from consumers.
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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide hardware-and-services brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, according to details released Saturday. Xiaomi will raise less than the $10 billion industry observers had expected, which would have valued the company at $100 billion.
Some people were sweating the Supreme Court decision on whether and how Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) should collect sales tax, but the decision won’t hurt Amazon stock in the long run. The red-hot digital retail sector got slammed after the Supreme Court overturned a 1992 interstate commerce precedent and ruled, 5-4, that states have the legal right to collect sales taxes from digital retailers, regardless of whether or not the retailer has a physical presence in their state. Previously, digital retailers weren’t legally required to collect sales taxes in states in which they didn’t have a physical presence.
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