Online Ammo Retailer Gets a BigCommerce Solution for Managing Colorado Retail Delivery Fees

July 27, 2022 | |

A full version of this blog post can be found on our sister site, Ebizio.com.

Miwall Corp is a hybrid B2B and B2C business selling quality ammunition to individuals, wholesale distributors, and law enforcement agencies. Serving customers all over the country – including Colorado residents – they needed a way to manage the retail delivery fees required for Colorado shoppers.

Looking for a reliable, out-of-the-box solution for BigCommerce, they turned to the BigCommerce experts – IntuitSolutions and Ebizio.

The Challenge: Managing Retail Delivery Fees for Colorado Shoppers 

Effective July 1, 2022, any tangible, taxable goods sold and shipped via ground transportation to a Colorado address are subject to a flat fee of $0.27 per order. Since this only impacts Colorado shoppers, online retailers need a way to charge the applicable fee based on the buyer’s shipping address.

The Colorado Retail Delivery Fee Requirements were introduced to online retailers with little advance notice. To keep their business aligned with the new regulation, Miwall Corp needed a fast and fully-integrated solution to collect the new delivery fee for Colorado shoppers.

The Solution: Colorado Retail Delivery Fee Manager by Ebizio Checkout

For BigCommerce merchants, the Colorado Retail Fee Manager by Ebizio Checkout comes pre-configured with rules that automatically charge custom fees on storefront products based on the customer’s shipping destination. Now, MiwallCorp.com can automatically apply the flat fee on taxable products shipped to Colorado, with applicable fees calculated based on the address entered at checkout.

The application also lists the retail delivery fee as a separate line item in checkout and order history, keeping recordkeeping aligned with the Colorado Department of Revenue requirements. Customers can clearly see the retail delivery fee applied and labeled separately from sales tax during checkout and on order invoices, preventing any potential confusion.

The Results: A Reliable Solution to Charge and Collect Colorado Retail Delivery Fees

For MiwallCorp.com, the Colorado Retail Delivery Fee Manager by Ebizio provides a seamless integration with their BigCommerce storefront and accurately charges Colorado retail delivery fees in addition to standard sales tax. This solution saves their business hours of recordkeeping and the stress of worrying about hefty fees and penalties for non-compliance with regulations. 

Interested in learning more about the Colorado Retail Delivery Fee Manager? Download the app in the BigCommerce App Store, or reach out to us to review your unique specifications. Call us at +1-855-690-5903 or Contact Us today!

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