Listed below are upcoming changes to Amazon’s program policies.
Upcoming changes to program policies
The following change will enter into effect on March 19, 2021:
We are adding the Unsuitable Inventory Investigations Policy as a new program policy. Under this policy, if there is suspicion that a Selling Partner may have been engaged in the sale of counterfeit products or other illegal goods at Amazon, we may require additional information regarding the affected FBA inventory. If the requested information is not provided, or we find after investigation that the inventory constitutes Unsuitable Units, we may dispose of it.
Update to Selling Services Terms & Policies – September 2020
The Selling Services Terms and Selling Services on Amazon Policies were updated to include product sale and delivery requirements
Update to Communication Guidelines
Effective November 6, 2020, our Communication Guidelines are being updated with additional information related to Buyer-Seller messages. See the updates here (link updated on 10/22/2020).
Update to Restricted Products Policy
The Animals & Animal-Related Products page of our Restricted Products Policy was updated to include Veterinary Diets as an example of permitted listings on August 19, 2020.
Sold by Amazon Terms & Conditions
The Sold by Amazon Terms & Conditions page will be removed from the Program Policies page on July 4th, 2020.
Amazon Vine legal entity change
On January 24, 2020, the legal entity listed in the Amazon Vine Terms and Conditions was changed to Amazon.com Services LLC.
Update to Tax Policies
Our Tax Policies are being updated with additional information related to tax treatments that could apply based on your use of Amazon services and selling in Amazon stores.
Responsibility for Taxes
Taxes on Fees and Payments
Shipping Products Internationally
Note: You are responsible for identifying your tax obligations. Information from Amazon does not constitute tax, legal, or other professional advice and must not be used as such. You should consult your professional advisers if you have questions.
Referral Fees Reimbursement Policy
The Referral Fees Reimbursement Policy page will be added to the Program Policies page on February 5, 2020.
Your continued use of Selling Services after February 5, 2020, constitutes your acceptance
of the updated agreement.