If you do not have a presence in a particular state, you are not required to collect sales taxes.
However, even if you do not sell anything online, laws covering digital rights and online advertising may still apply to you.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the primary federal agency regulating e-commerce activities, including use of commercial emails, online advertising and consumer privacy.
However, doing business online comes with additional legal and financial considerations, particularly in the areas of privacy, security, copyright and taxation.
Rules and regulations for conducting e-commerce apply mainly to online retailers and other businesses that perform consumer transactions by collecting customer data.
FTC's Online Advertising and Marketing provides an overview of e-commerce rules and regulations.
The following topics provide further information on how to comply with laws and regulations related to e-commerce.