Remember The Maine, Forget The Tax

Krapf, Eric
July 2006
Business Communications Review;Jul2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision by the U.S. Treasury Department to give up collecting 3% telephone excise tax in the U.S. The announcement by the Department that it would no longer collect the tax, which was enacted as a luxury tax on a new, expensive invention, has brought good news for enterprises that spend millions of dollars on service. However, the announcement has aroused concerns on how enterprises can go about collecting the refunds the Department owes them for three years of unnecessary tax payment. INSETS: NSA And The Enterprise;CALEA And VOIP Security.


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