Regulations and laws in international e-commerce for Indian companies – #regulation
The India’s leading eCommerce consultancy and solution provider for eCommerce startups in India, explains some important rules and regulations for eCommerce retailer who want to be active on the international stage:
- Consumer protection laws : Online retailers should evaluate the extent to which their terms local consumer protection laws correspond, for example, with regard to cancellation and refund rights. Within the most of international boundaries, the legal position under the location of law is clear which extended the cooling-off period for online contracts of seven working days to 14 calendar days. Since the directive must be implemented nationally by many of the USA,UK,EU Member States. Outside the EU, foreign companies have no obligation to obey these laws, although many traders do this voluntarily to build confidence and protect their brand reputation.
- Information requirements on site: The international business practise advice to must include the name, address and legal form of the company and include the name of an authorized representative and the contact details of the owner.
- Tax Registration: Within the EU, non-EU traders are obliged, for tax purposes to register their business, before the distribution in the EU begins. This means that the dealers in every European country, in which he expects customers must be commercially logged in to meet the European requirements. For German companies that want to sell outside the EU – for example, to Switzerland – often applies a similar tax reporting requirement. These applications are subject to country-specific features. Therefore, an online retailer should inform each separately and thoroughly.
- Flash “China”: In China, a law passed in 2014 only online retailer committed to customers seven days give an unconditional right of return and full refund of the cost. Foreign traders who do not adjust their terms and conditions accordingly, running the risk of being called and denounced by name in Chinese television. At the annual “World Consumer Rights Day” (“World Consumer Rights”) illegal business practices by domestic and foreign companies are made and criticized publicly.
- Flash “Australia”: In Australia are subject to foreign online retailers selling goods worth less than a thousand Australian dollars not the Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST, tax on goods and services).
- Flash “USA”: In the US, a legislative proposal on the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) provides a federal tax for online trading. If the bill accepted, subject to foreign companies that sell to customers in a US state, the VAT legislation of that US state. They could thus be prosecuted then also with the same measures of law enforcement, which are the respective US state compared to US debtors available.
The Chitrangana.com is a India’s leading eCommerce consultiong provider, The company is positioned as a “eCommerce Consultancy” was founded in 1989 headquartered in India.