Internet Tax Ban Compromise in the Works
- Net-Tax Ban Struggles. Brody-Waite, Brooke // Multichannel News;5/3/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p118
Debates on the effect of voice-over Internet protocol (VoIP) telephony on the Internet-access tax ban in the U.S. proposed by Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.). Information on a moratorium on VoIP; Discussion on the effect of taxing telephone service on state and local revenues in the country;...
- Senate OKs Internet Tax Bill; House Set to Vote. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/18/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32013, p35
Reports that the United States Senate has approved changes to a bill that would extend through November 1, 2007 the lapsed federal moratorium that has prevented state and local governments from taxing Internet access services. Sponsorship of the bill by Senators George Allen and Ron Wyden.
- Senators Suggest 2-Year Extension of Internet Tax Ban. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/7/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31757, p9
Reports on the proposal of four senators for a two-year extension of the controversial moratorium on Internet access taxes and Internet-specific taxes in the U.S. Purpose to narrow the definition of Internet access to minimize future state and local tax losses; Efforts to make the ban...
- New Internet Tax Moratorium Bill Introduced in Senate. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;05/09/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31135, p5
Reports on the proposed bill of Senator George Allen to make the limited moratorium permanent on Internet taxation in Washington. Effects of the proposed bill; List of bills dealing with Internet taxes, sales and used taxes; Discussion on the benefits of the other bills.
- Senate Debate Over Internet Access Tax Threatens to Get Ugly. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/28/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31872, p3
Reports on the debate over Internet access tax in the U.S. Senate. Battle of senators over legislation to permanently extend the lapsed federal moratorium that prevented state and local governments from taxing Internet access services; Approval of the bill sponsored by senators George Allen and...
- McCain: Extend Internet Tax Ban Four Years. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31869, p4
Reports on the proposal of Senator John McCain for extension of the lapsed Internet tax moratorium in the U.S.
- Sununu seeks permanent ban on Internet taxes. Feingold, Jeff // New Hampshire Business Review;1/19/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p28
The article reports that U.S. legislators John Sununu, Ron Wyden and John McCain have introduced the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act. The bill calls for the prohibition of the types of taxes that unfairly single out the Internet. Sununu stresses that without the ban, consumers will face at...
- Internet tax bill could cost states, cities up to $9B. // RCR Wireless News;9/29/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 39, p19
Focuses on a study issued by the Multistate Tax Commission regarding the cost of the U.S. House-passed Internet tax moratorium to cities and states, as of September 2003. Reason for the conclusion that the loss in revenue is greater than it should be; Legal reading of the expansive language in...
- Permanent Internet Tax Ban Called Unlikely This Year. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;5/11/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31881, p4
Reports on chairman of the House Judiciary Committee's panel on commercial and administrative law, Chris Cannon's disclosure that the House-approved legislation that would extend the Internet access tax moratorium is not unlikely to become law in 2004. Proposed ban on the taxes; State and local...