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Amazon Exposes FBA Sellers in Massachusetts: 5 Key Considerations

If you’re an Amazon FBA seller – and even if you’re not - there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the recent development involving Amazon turning over specific information about its Amazon FBA sellers to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR). And if you're one of the FBA sellers whose information was provided to the DOR, then you likely received an email from the Fulfillment by Amazon team informing you that in response to a "valid and binding legal demand from the Massachusetts DOR," Amazon intended to provide the following information about sellers to the DOR by January 26th:
Contact information (name, address, federal tax ID number, and phone number)Estimated value of the seller’s inventory in our Massachusetts fulfillment centers, calculated based on the seller’s selling prices in late 2016 and in 2017
So how did this all begin? Well, it started last August when the Massachusetts DOR issued an administrative summons to Amazon Retail LLC and certain affiliated…