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Amazon Adds Third New Jersey Fulfillment Center

by Mark Faggiano

New Jersey Amazon Warehouse

Amazon FBA sellers, you may notice a new fulfillment center address when sending in your next shipment. Amazon just announced that they are adding a third New Jersey fulfillment center, this time in Carteret, just off the New Jersey Turnpike.

The news comes as Amazon has promised to continue expanding their “Amazon Prime” category, which according to an article on eCommerceBytes citing Amazon’s first quarter earnings call, includes in addition to new fulfillment centers, category expansion, and new video and original content.

Check out our handy list of Amazon Fulfillment Centers for more about the New Jersey fulfillment centers and information about Amazon’s other fulfillment centers around the country.

What does the new New Jersey fulfillment center mean for FBA sellers?

New Jersey is already home to two Amazon Fulfillment Centers, so any FBA seller with sales tax nexus due to storing goods in New Jersey may already have nexus in the Garden State. (Read here for more about how selling on FBA may give you sales tax nexus in multiple states.)

If you do find that you are sending your first New Jersey shipment to the new Amazon fulfillment center in Carteret, NJ then you should do the following:

1.) Register for a New Jersey sales tax permit 

2.) Read here for the info you need to know about collecting and filing sales tax in New Jersey

3.) If you’re new to FBA sales, check out our Amazon Seller’s Quick Reference Guide for more info and a step-by-step walk-thru on how to set up your sales tax collection in New Jersey through Amazon Seller Central

Stay tuned right here for information about when the new Cateret, NJ Amazon Fulfillment Center opens up. If you have any questions or comments about collecting sales tax on Amazon FBA then start the conversation in the comments!

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