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Mercari W9 What is Mercari 1099K? W9? Am I an individual or Business on Mercari?  Do I have to give Mercari my Social Security Number or ITIN?  Going into 2022 everything changed, and while I hate to be critical or political, the changes impacting online sellers going forward are significant enough, that I have to give credit to those who deserve the credit, even if that means being political.   (Please Note: The information provided is in no way intended to act as legal tax advice. You should confirm any information with your state agencies, the IRS website, or a tax consultant.) You may have read in the news or heard in the news, that Joe Biden and the House Majority in Congress under Nancy Pelosi, have proposed giving the IRS the authority to be mandatorily informed by banks and financial institutions notification and details about all transfers and deposits of any money over $600.   Of course rational moderates and conservatives within both the republican and democrat parties rejec

Package Shipping Delays In Northern California

An alert has been issued for Northern California

US Post Office Service Announcement for Northern California PGE Black out

USPS released an announcement today that we are sharing for shoppers and sellers on Mercari, eBay, and Poshmark who have time restraints for getting packages shipped and orders processed.

As of 2:50 PM October 10, 2019 neither FedEx or UPS have issued similar Service Alerts on their website.

Due to the PG&E Power BlackOut of 2019 that began on October 9, 2019 and is anticipated to continue until October 13, 2019 the processing and shipping of packages and mail to most of Northern California is expected to be delayed.  

This also includes packages and mails being shipped out of Northern California because of closures, and the majority of sellers in Northern California are currently without internet access, power and local travel is not advised with the traffic lights having no power.

At the time of this announcement,  Mercari, eBay, and Poshmark have not issued any statements about providing extended shipping, processing, delivery times to sellers.