When launching your business, one of the most important things to decide is how much to price your products. For SaaS companies, those selling internationally, this is a tough question to answer. Each nation has its own VAT, GST, and/or sales tax codes. To be clear—GST, VAT, and sales tax are all forms of taxes and will be referred to simply as “sales tax.” A SaaS company must charge the correct sales tax to each customer in the region in which the products are sold—how can this be possible? What if one area charges 20 percent and another location no tax at all? How are you to remain in compliance with the current tax codes?Read more
As the Internet developed, it brought along with it technological changes that impacted not only digital experiences but also had lasting real-world application. Online shopping revolutionized how consumers get their products, and now, with the rise of cryptocurrency, more changes are coming. Blockchain applications are the digital equivalent to the now largely obsolete checkbook. The blocks are the multiple transactions, and the chains are the components that link them. Together, this creates an organized system of managing and connecting transactions.Read more
Search engines are used by millions of people every day to find out information about almost any topic you can think of. It is almost hard to imagine a time before you were able to ask the internet a question and find the answer in just a few seconds.
Search engines today are much more advanced than they used to be – even just 30 years ago when they first came about. Using this internet feature is so easy these days. It is even possible to use your voice to find what you are looking for instead of typing in keywords or phrases. Previously, internet search engines were not this simple. In fact, you had to know precisely what you were looking for to find it successfully when they were first being used. Here is a brief history of internet search engines, beginning with the creation of the internet.Read more
The Rehabilitation Act was put into place in 1973. It was one of the first major advancements regarding individuals with disabilities. Before 1973, there was definitely not an equal playing field for these individuals. They were often overshadowed because they were considered inferior to those without disabilities. Individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities were finally able to have a wide range of services at their disposal. Having a disability can interfere with employment, independent living, self-determination, and even inclusion in the American society. Something needed to be changed, and the Rehabilitation Act helped bring a little hope to other members of our society.Read more
The rapid development of technology has brought us products that were long thought to only be imaginations of science fiction writers. The connection of the globe using this technology has opened up new doors and new avenues for broadening human interaction and knowledge sharing. What used to seem so distant is much closer to being realized. Among some of the intelligent technology being offered are self-driving and parking cars, instant language translations, video chatting across time zones and even having personalized groceries delivered to your door. But with the advancements come multiple ways to classify the technology.Read more
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