TITLE

Satellite Firms Praise Tax Bill

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2007. Introduced by Representatives John Conyer, Chris Cannon, and Trent Franks, the bill is designed to prevent discriminatory state taxation of multichannel video-program distribution services in the U.S. including Internet Protocol TV, satellite TV or cable. DirecTV and EchoStar Communications have praised the tax bill following their conflict with Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Florida, and North Carolina on the issue of tax levies.
ACCESSION #
27775824

 

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