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Update Internet Sales Taxes Will Cost Every Shopper More

The marketplace fairness act, has passed the Senate. This act will compel any business selling items on the Internet to collect sales tax in all 50 states. The [..]

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Internet Sales Taxes Will Cost Everyone

The United States Congress is in the process of passing a new bill, the Marketplace Fairness Act. The law requires all Internet retail businesses to collect the sales taxes on their [..]

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ONLINE AUCTIONS IRRESPONSIBLY CONTRIBUTE TO HOARDING

Online auctions contribute to hoarding, and they have the tools to identify and stop contributing to this. As hoarding has become a recognized disorder, and the source of a [..]

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The Fall in the Prices of Collectables, It has Returned

There has been a fall of auction prices recently especially ‘Collectables’. This collapse mirrors the one that occurred last in 1978 thru 1982,  discussed herein are the lessons learned from that [..]

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Are Penny Auction Sites Really Lotteries

The online community is constantly changing, and the latest appearance on the scene is the penny auction. The penny auction looks much more like a lottery, than a [..]

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USING ESCROW IS A GOOD IDEA TO PROTECT YOURSELF ON ALTERNATIVE AUCTIONS

Alternative online auction sites may not provide the same level of buyer protection as eBay, so you may want to consider using an escrow service to protect yourself. This [..]

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Storage Unit Auction Reality Shows Have Altered Storage Auctions Permanently

The storage unit auction shows on television have altered the storage auction business permanently. There are shows like Storage Wars, Auction Hunters, and Storage Hunters have ignited a [..]

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Report Your Online Auction Income, If You Do Not You Will Be Caught

The US Congress has passed laws regarding auction sites, and their reporting the income of  site users, these laws go into effect this year. If you sell on eBay, [..]

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EBay Wants to be Another Amazon

All online auction sites are effected by the February release by eBay CEO Donahoe, as seen in FBN, where he states he has a little success in converting [..]

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WELCOME TO THE EALTBAY ALTERNATIVE INTERNET AUCTION BLOG

There are all sorts of issues that effect all online auction sites. Some common issues that will be discussed here include; sellers, fees, buyers, categories, and payment gates.  There are additional [..]

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