May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32391, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents information on various legislation related to bonds in the U.S. The Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act of 2005 blocks states and localities from taxing Internet access, and levying multiple and discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. The law was first enacted in 1998 and is scheduled to expire in 2007. The Tribal Government Tax-Exempt Bond Fairness Act was introduced in the 108th Congress, according to which Indian tribes may issue tax-exempt bonds only if substantially all of the proceeds are used for an "essential governmental function" involving facilities on the reservation.


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