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Use our Envelope Guide on your next order!

Posted: 8/21/19 | Category:  Envelopes | By: 

There are an array of envelope sizes that are best suited for certain situations. If you are unfamiliar with envelopes, it can get quite confusing and frustrating. No worries! The Supplies Shops is here to help! We can help you navigate our selection of envelopes so that you find the right one for your business or organization.

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Attendance Calendars for 2019 – 2020 Now Available!

Posted: 7/29/19 | Category:  Filing Supplies, Forms, Product Review | By: 

Attendance calendars make tracking attendance easy, especially for teachers, administrators, and managers. Supplies Shops offers standard calendar year attendance calendars, running from January to December (25 Pack & 50 Pack). We also offer fiscal year calendars which run from July – June, and academic year attendance calendars which run from August – July. Therefore, our mid-year fiscal and academic calendars have just been updated for the 2019 – 2020 year. These sheets are 8-1/2″ x 11″ so they fit perfectly in HR files. They are also 3 hole punched for convenience to store in employee binders.

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New – Pockets, Job Jackets & More!

The Supplies Shops has expanded the range of products offered over time, especially in the filing supplies division. We are continually adding products we feel will be useful for our customers and ultimately make their lives easier. Therefore, we have added new file pockets, job jackets, and sheet protectors. We strive to offer quality products and great pricing for the thousands of products in our inventory. Order your filing supplies online today and enhance your company’s filing system!

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New Filing Supplies at The Supplies Shops!

Posted: 5/28/19 | Category:  Filing Supplies, Supplies Shops Product Highlights | By: 

The Supplies Shops carries a range of filing supplies to help you organize your filing system in the best way possible for you. We offer file folders for all industries, with specialties in medical filing foldersautomotive dealer filing folders, and legal filing folders. If you can’t find the products you need for filing paperwork, we can create custom file folders and supplies just for you! We have recently added several new products in this category including file out guides, poly file folders, paper organizers, and expanding envelopes.

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NEW Double Sided Acrylic Foam Tape!

Posted: 4/10/19 | Category:  Uncategorized | By: 

This tape enhances the appearance of finished goods by eliminating rivets and screws while providing immediate handling strength. In most cases, fastening with double sided acrylic foam tape is a quicker process than drilling, fastening, or using liquid adhesive.

This versatile line of tapes can be used indoors or outdoors in a variety of applications, including window, door and sign assembly, electronics, construction and countless other industrial applications.The unique acrylic chemistry is extremely durable and resistant to change over time, making this a long-lasting and powerful tape you can trust.

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Mandatory Now: New Lithium Battery Labels for 2019

Posted: 4/2/19 | Category:  Press Releases, Supplies Shops Product Highlights | By: 

The packaging and shipping of lithium batteries is highly regulated to reduce the risk of accident and injury. If your business ships this type of battery, it’s incredibly important to stay on top of the latest regulations. For example, there are new requirements for shipping lithium battery labels that affect the way many businesses can mail these items. Shipments must meet new labeling requirements due to these new regulations. These new communications were added to all the different sets of regulations (whether D.O.T., IATA, or IMDG) at the start of 2017.  

When this new rule was originally announced, a two-year transition period was provided to start using the new marks and labels. During that two-year period, you could use either the “old” marks and labels or the new updated ones.

As of January 1, 2019, that transition period has ended. As such, you can no longer use the old versions; you must use the newest options.

DL1944 is no longer compliant for air transportation as of December 31, 2018.

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Why Am I Being Charged Sales Tax?

Posted: 2/20/19 | Category:  Uncategorized | By: 

Until recently, Supplies Shops Inc. was only incorporated in the state of New Jersey. The June 2018 South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court case changed the basis for sales tax collection. This decision allowed states to determine an economic threshold for businesses who have no physical presence in a state. If total sales and / or number of transactions crosses those thresholds determined by a state, a business is determined to have economic nexus and must register to collect and remit sales tax.

As various states pass new economic nexus laws, the Supplies Shops will have to register and start collecting sales tax in those states.

What does this mean for our customers?

Customers do not have to make any changes to the way they use our website. If you are located in a state where we are now collecting sales tax, you will simply see taxes starting to be reflected in the shopping cart when you enter your ship to zip code. The tax will be included on the order and Supplies Shops will remit to the proper state authorities.

What if you are a tax exempt customer?

Tax exempt customers can submit their tax exempt certificate to info@suppliesshops.com. We will then adjust your account to reflect your tax exempt status. After that point, when you log in to your account to place an order, you will no longer see taxes being charged during checkout.

You can find more information about Supplies Shops charging sales tax on our sales tax information page.

If you have any additional questions about sales tax, please feel free to contact us via our contact form, email us at info@suppliesshops.com, or call us at 855-632-8520.



*New Labor Law Changes* – Are You Compliant?

Posted: 1/23/19 | Category:  Press Releases, Product Review | By: 

Labor law compliance isn’t optional. More than 25 mandatory state changes are going into effect January 1, 2019. This includes 19 minimum wage changes. Your clients need to be prepared!

Posters are the most effective way to stay labor law compliant year-round. These lists also include recent changes that occurred this past year in case you missed it.

Check below to see if your state has been affected by these changes!

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