18 U.S. Code 542 Beware of Alibaba Foreign Purchases Online

18 USC 542 False Statement

18 U.S. Code § 542 –Entry of goods by means of false statements. “Whoever enters or introduces, or attempts to enter or introduce, into the commerce of the United States any imported merchandise by means of any fraudulent or false invoice, declaration, affidavit, letter, paper, or by means of any false statement…shall be fined for […]

Facts: Alibaba #efairness False Statements and the Internet Sales Tax

ALIBABA has become the imaginary NEW villain of #efairness proponents. The movie Alibaba and the 40 thieves come to my mind.  Articles are being written, videos are being produced all with the intent to add fear to the minds of those that dig no deeper into the issues.  Is it false information, deceptive propaganda or just spreading rumors to […]

The Marketplace Fairness Act aka “Shop China Bill” Favors Foreign Business

Listen to this video.  Then call you U.S. Senator and Congressman and ask them why they gave an advantage to Chinese based businesses.  Do our lawmakers represent us, or China?  This just proves that their is no such thing as a “level playing field” it is merely a catch phrase developed by Walmart (aka #efairness) to […]

U.S. Postal Service Loophole Gives China the Advantage in U.S. Ecommerce

IMPORTANT: Click Here To Read this Washington Times article, “The Postal Service is losing millions a year to help you buy cheap stuff from China.  After you read the article share it.  Also share this blog post and call your U.S. Senator and Congressman immediately. Apparently a Chinese based company can ship items to the United States at a […]

Alibaba IPO Changes the Game on the Internet Sales Tax

Alibaba.com Goes Public September 19, 2014 Apparently a Chinese based company can ship items to the United States at a lower cost than a U.S. Citizen or business can ship a package within the United States.  Our postal service has agreements (treaties) which subsidize foreign mail coming into the United States.  Read U.S. Postal Service Loophole […]