From the last couple of days, we are getting a lot of queries asking about selling products on Amazon USA region or selling products in the USA, so we have come up with a solution through this useful article.
Selling on amazon.com(USA) from India or any other e-commerce platform is a good idea in order to showcase your products to a larger audience and expand your business globally.
Below we have mentioned few statistics to know more about Amazon visitors.
Amazon also covers up a huge part of the E-commerce market which is estimated 52% in the USA and 18% worldwide.
But in India due to lockdown, the seller’s active accounts on amazon fall down quickly but now slowly the sellers, as well as the Amazon, are trying to grasp the new opportunities and meet up the demand.
We have prepared guided steps that one can follow in order to sell products on amazon USA from India.
Sell products on Amazon USA from India
Step 1: Find a product which is demanding and few sellers are selling it.
Step 2: Get enrolled in GST which is mandatory to register for an E-commerce seller. (We can help you to register under GST)
Step 3: Create a seller account on amazon from your desired email address and business information(if applicable).
Step 4: After you sign up for the seller account there are a couple of tasks that you need to perform such as adding products & content, customize the settings, set up the shipping methods, and much more.
Step 5: You also need an international card.
Step 6: Seller also needs to fill up W-8BEN form for tax purposes.
Step 7: Seller are not liable for income tax but surely for the sales tax because of products storage in the country and selling of it.
Step 8: Shipment below $800 doesn’t impose any custom fees but if it reaches $800-$2500 the custom duty needs to be paid. If it crosses $2500, then it is advisable to hire a consultancy firm like us because it needs a formal entry.
Step 9: Importers of record and Ultimate Consignne needs to be taken care off.
Step 10: Just go to the seller’s university option to learn more about setting up your account on amazon.
What is the fee to sell on Amazon Usa from India?
There would be a fee of $0.99/Unit sold for the Freelancers/Individuals and $39.99(No unit limits) for entrepreneurs or companies which is excluding the referral | shipping | fulfillment fees.
These fees would be dependent upon the multiple factors and can be fall between 8-10% of the product price.
We know that this is an information arena, and to find the right information is a big mess but we are here to help you in each and every step of your e-commerce journey through our useful content along with the services.
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Disclaimer: Information related to US Customs & Amazon are subject to change and are only for the business insight purpose.