E-Commerce Sales Tax

Sales tax is a small percentage of a sale tacked on to that sale by an online retailer. Sales tax is a “consumption tax,” meaning that consumers only pay sales tax on taxable that items they buy at retail. 45 U.S. states and Washington D.C. all have a sales tax. It is intended that the cost of the VAT be passed along to the consumer, even if selling through an online marketplace, you the US Company must register for VAT in the country of import and charge the tax to the customers.