To understand the current state of the Internet sales tax issue in 2018, one must first understand the history of the topic. States and online retailers have spent significant amounts of time and money battling over the issue as well as a tax on digital goods. But why? The answer is found in the refusal of the Supreme Court to step in and update a legal standard that was established well before this Internet thingy [“thingy” is a Latin word. Go with it.] matured as an economic platform and radically changed the consumer markets around the world. [Read more…] about Internet Sales Tax 2018
This past November, I had the privilege of appearing as a guest on the Practice of the Practice podcast with Joe Sanok. Joe was a great host because he took the conversation in a bit of a unique direction – my past. If you’ve ever been interested in how I became a lawyer, or how anyone does, and reached my current place in life, we spent a quarter of the conversation discussing just that subject. The rest digs into the more traditional subject matter of Internet law topics that online entrepreneurs need to be aware of when operating on this wonderful platform we call the web. [Read more…] about Appearance On The Practice of The Practice Podcast
I recently appeared on the Law & Wit podcast with Brittany Ratelle. The unique aspect of this conversation is Brittany is also an attorney practicing in the online business field. From the GDPR to other online issues, get insight into how two attorneys really view the online world from a legal perspective. [Read more…] about Richard Chapo Appearance on Law & Wit Podcast
Earlier this month, I appeared on the Income Business Writing Podcast with the very likable Ed Gandia. The topic of discussion was writing and the legal issues that can arise such as copyright infringement, licensing, and ownership of content created for clients. Give it a listen – click the image. [Read more…] about High Income Business Writing Podcast Appearance with Ed Gandia
This past week I had an opportunity to appear on the Self Made Man Podcast with Mike Dillard – a real treat. Mike is an excellent host, and I encourage you to follow the podcast for new episodes.