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Know Your Amazon Fulfillment Center: Baltimore, MD

by Mark Faggiano

Amazon warehouse Baltimore MD

Just in time for Q4, the new Baltimore, Maryland Amazon Fulfillment Center opened on Tuesday September 23, 2015. We have the lowdown on this new facility, as well as the scoop on what Amazon FBA sellers should expect now that Amazon will be storing products in the Old Line State.

Amazon Fulfillment Center Baltimore, MD Facts

Warehouse Number: #BWI2

Address: 2010 Broening Hwy. Baltimore, MD 21224 – Baltimore County

Size: 1 million square feet footprint; 2.4 million square feet of usable space (including mezzanines); 90,000 square feet of offices

The fulfillment center will track a reported more than 5 million SKUs

The Baltimore Amazon fulfillment center is slated to employ at least 1,000 workers (and likely more during Q4). To apply for employment at this fulfillment center visit Amazon Jobs

What does the Baltimore Amazon Fulfillment Center mean for Amazon FBA sellers?

This is the very first Amazon Fulfillment Center in Maryland. So if Amazon asks you to send or transfers your goods to the fulfillment center in Baltimore, the state of Maryland considers you to have nexus there. Here’s what the Comptroller of Maryland has to say about Maryland sales tax nexus: Maryland sales tax nexus

And for out-of-state sellers:

Maryland sales and use tax

What does this mean for online sellers? If you find yourself with sales tax nexus due to the Baltimore, MD Amazon Fulfillment Center, then you should:

1.) Register for a sales tax permit in Maryland

2.) Check out our Maryland Sales Tax Guide for Business for more about collecting and remitting sales tax in Maryland

3.) Start collecting sales tax from your buyers in Maryland on Amazon and your other sales channels

4.) If you have more questions about collecting sales tax in states where you have sales tax nexus due to Amazon FBA, check out our Sales Tax 101 for FBA Sellers guide

More about Amazon’s Baltimore, MD Warehouse

First look inside Amazon’s 1 million-square-foot Baltimore warehouse, Baltimore Business Journal

Amazon comes to Baltimore to talk warehouses, hiringBaltimore Business Journal

Amazon Opens New Fulfillment Center in Baltimore CBS Baltimore

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