Relocation From Illinois to Wisconsin Due to the Amazon Tax is Detailed in Video “Moving Day: A FatWallet Documentary"

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Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch welcomes in new business from in this short documentary about the internet coupon site’s move from Illinois as a result of the Affiliate Nexus Tax. Captured live at the state border by Fox News, the video profiles an award-winning workplace in crisis, coming together to move their entire company in 30 days.

FatWallet has released “Moving Day”, a short documentary detailing the company's move from Illinois to Wisconsin on April 8, 2011. The video profiles what one well-known internet marketing affiliate (from more than 9,000 in Illinois) had to do to maintain its revenue, retail partnerships and promise to consumers. FatWallet's abrupt relocation came as a result of the Illinois Affiliate Nexus Tax (Amazon Tax) that was signed into law by Gov. Quinn on March 10, 2011.

The video features a blitz of national and regional media interviews and clips including live Fox News coverage of FatWallet employees parading across the state border to their new company headquarters in Beloit, WI. It also reveals how one of America’s best workplaces came together in crisis to preserve its unique culture, while continuing to provide the best products and services for millions of online users.

The “Moving Day” documentary and a variety of other FatWallet workplace culture videos can be viewed on the Youtube channel, FatWalletDotCom.

As the preferred online shopping resource for millions of savvy consumers, works closely with hundreds of merchant partners like HP, Amazon, and WalMart to publish exclusive offers, money-saving coupons, and cash back rewards. The FatWallet forums represent the pulse of an evolving online marketplace where smart consumers gather to share and learn. Voted ”One of the 50 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in America” by Great Places To Work®.


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