Author Archives: Robert Schmid

Switch product tax classes dynamically

GT4M – Global Tax for Marketplaces and More has released a new minor release of Global Tax with amazing features today. Global Tax 3.7 comes with features which enable you to switch tax classes of products dyamically defined by tax … Read More

GT4M – The Big Picture

In course of the further integration of GT4M with eCommerce- and ERP-systems, Apps and Custom Solutions of all kinds, regardless of their platform, we publish today the Big Picture of GT4M – Global Tax for Marketplaces, Merchants, Multinationals and More – A … Read More

Free Tax Rates

As of today, GT4M  provides Global Tax Rates for free*) for customers with an active Global Tax Business Subscription. The rates are provided through Global Tax as a Service, which is our Global Tax REST API on the Google Cloud Plafform (GCP). The API is completely … Read More

Google + GT4M

We are more than happy to announce our brandnew partnership with Google. Global Tax for Marketplaces (GT4M) has been made available on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). 

WP Super Cache and Tax Display

Speeding up your WooCommerce Shop or Multivendor Marketplace with WP Super Cache is a good idea. However, WP Super Cache displays the same cached page to all users worldwide. This means if a customer in the US looks at your … Read More

The cloud is not always a big deal

Today we live in a business world that might give the impression that the cloud and its services, APIs or cloud functions could solve all the problems. Rather, it is the case that every cloud service also requires integration into … Read More

Why Tax Calculation on Checkout is not sufficient

Due to the legislation of many countries, it is insufficient and not compliant to simply perform a tax calculation (or consume a tax calculation service of an external provider)  just at checkout. Rather, it is required in these countries to … Read More

B2B, B2C, Goods, Services, Multi Vendors, Worldwide – Everything on a single platform?

Is it possible to run a shop or marketplace for physical goods, digital products and electronic services, for business customers and private consumers and with multiple vendors worldwide on a single platform / site / system? Today many companies run … Read More

UGTIM – Our Groundbreaking Methodology

In 2017 we successfully delivered global tax software projects in the US, in the EU and in Australia. Now we are more than happy to share this recipe for success as a new methodology with you, which enables you to … Read More

Panta Rhei Tax Legislation Around The World

Panta Rhei Tax Legislation Around The World There is one thing in tax legislation for online marketplaces around the world which can be taken for granted: Tax Legislation is subject of ongoing changes. Whether we consider the recent changes for Electronic Distribution … Read More

The Global Tax – family is growing: Welcome “Product Vendors”

The Global Tax – family is growing steadily and we are happy to announce that we have launched  Global Tax – Solutions for WooCommerce “Product Vendors” today. With adding WooCommerce “Product Vendors” to the list of of our supported platforms, GT4M becomes the worldwide leading tax solution provider for WooCommerce driven multi-vendor platforms. With this step, … Read More

Multi Vendor Tax Solution – Build or Buy?

If you want to operate your own marketplace, there are some obstacles to overcome and decisions you must make. One of these decisions is whether you opt for an outsourced custom development develop the required functionality for your marketplace yourself or buy a … Read More

Value Added Tax (VAT) and Sales Tax

Compliance with tax requirements can be overwhelming, especially if you have to deal with different tax jurisdictions in the world. For example in the EU you have to deal with value added tax (VAT), which depends at least on the customer’s and the seller’s location, on … Read More