Welcome to the Value Added Resource ecommerce news week in review!
New York City and State Comptrollers are calling out eBay's Human Rights Policy reversal in letter to Board of Directors, demanding reinstatement of previous pro-union language and a commitment to bargain in good faith with unionized authentication workers at subsidiary TCGPlayer.
Buyers are confused and concerned after randomly receiving small refunds from eBay for just a few cents on months old orders with no prompting or explanation - are these refunds legitimate or part of a scam?
Several eBay sellers in Canada have run into a strange issue preventing them from printing shipping labels with an error claiming their "from" zip code is invalid.
In every case reported so far, these sellers are registered in Canada, but take their items across the US border to ship - thus their usual "ship from" address and zip code is in the US.
Other Ecommerce News
PayPal's Seller Protection policy will no longer protect sellers from Item Not Received cases filed as credit card chargebacks, effective January 16, 2024 according to their latest policy updates announcement.
The IRS is once again delaying the implementation of reducing the threshold for 1099-K tax forms to $600, now pushed out in expectation of a phased transition for tax year 2024.
Etsy sellers in Canada report delays in payment processing for payouts on November 21, 2023.
TikTok Shop is integrating with Royal Mail Click & Drop service offering more shipping options for merchants on the platform.