What to Do If You’re in a Amazon Non-Affiliate State

what is affiliate marketingThere are various reasons why some states don’t have an Amazon affiliate program. Online venders are not required to keep up with a customer’s state sales tax information. To require that would create a major headache for online vendors.

Some states fought back by enacting legislation that made it difficult for online vendors to have affiliate programs. Thousands of affiliate marketers lost out on affiliate income.

As a result of this, some vendors pulled affiliate programs in the states that wanted to collect sales tax information and Amazon was one of those companies. [Read more…]