TITLE

DBS Operators Fight State Taxes

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/4/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that DirecTV Inc. and Echo-Star Communications Corp. are jointly battling tax proposals that would levy taxes on their customers in Maine and Nevada. Percentage of consumer tax added on direct-broadcast satellite service to Maine's state budget; Opposition to tax in Nevada.
ACCESSION #
16691974

 

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