Sylvia Dion - PrietoDion Consulting Partners LLC
Listen and learn about the key rules, regulations and considerations that you need to take into account of when looking to expand and start selling in the U.S. In this episode, we touch on if starting a US Company is required, double taxation agreements, sales taxes, EIN numbers and many more common issues and regulations you should be aware of or at least considered!
By the end of this episode, you will know what the common rules and regulations that you need to be aware of when expanding into the U.S. and if you still have questions you’ll know exactly who to ask for a professional opinion!
➤ Sylvia shared a bit about her background, how she entered the world of e-commerce, as well as her experience helping e-commerce sellers.
➤ Sylvia outlined the main issues that international sellers have to consider as they expand into the US.
➤ Sylvia answered if International sellers need to incorporate US companies in order to expand into the States.
➤ Sylvia explained what International tax treaties are, how taxation tends to work, what double taxation agreements are and how they impact international sellers.
➤ Sylvia provided a brief outline of sales taxation and pending upcoming legislation changes that will impact ALL sellers in the US.
➤ Sylvia talked about EIN (Employer Identification Numbers) and when the International sellers should consider getting one.
➤ I asked Accounting and Business Systems she recommends for Amazon sellers.
➤ Sylvia shared details about the services her firm provides and added that she works with International sellers who want to expand in the US.
➤ I asked if it is better for a prospective seller looking to expand whether they should contact a local country advisor or a US accountant like her first to get the process started.
➤ Sylvia shared how interested people can contact her.
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