Judiciary Committee Takes Back Taxation
- South Dakotans to vote on wireless tax. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;8/14/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p13
The article reports on the decision of the South Dakota Supreme Court to put a 4-percent gross-receipts tax on wireless service on a ballot initiative. The decision is a victory for Verizon Wireless, which led the effort to have the initiative placed on the ballot. If South Dakota voters reject...
- Uniform Taxing Launched. // Wireless Week;11/22/99, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the introduction of a House version of the Senate bill that would create a uniform method of taxing wireless carriers in the United States. Overview of the Uniform Sourcing bill introduced by Representative Charles Pickering (R-Miss.).
- A Less Taxing Process. Volfson, Inna // Wireless Review;12/01/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p20
Focuses on the impact of the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act, which determines where wireless services in the United States are subject to tax. Taxation issues prior to the passage of the Act; Provisions of the Act; Benefits offered by the Act.
- Tax Jurisdiction Bill Unveiled for Wireless Industry. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/21/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30752, p4
Reports on a tax jurisdiction bill for the wireless telecommunications industry in the United States. Absence of effect on state and local tax collections; Provisions of the bill.
- PCIA points to economic study that says taxes thwart wireless competition. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;11/30/98, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p13
Reports on the efforts of the Personal Communications Industry Association to convince Congress to pass a Wireless Tax Freedom Act. Launch of study showing impact of taxes on competition in the wireless telecommunciations industry; Proposal to eliminate the local franchise fee imposed on...
- Star power tested. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;10/25/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p10
Comments on the gross receipts tax on wireless services implemented in Pennsylvania. Effort of Steve Largent, president of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, to urge the state lawmakers to repeal the tax; Effect of the tax on services and consumers; Significance of the...
- Wireless--the new sin tax. Ford, Tracy // RCR Wireless News;1/26/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p10
Comments on proposals and rules that impose special taxes on wireless carriers in the city of Overland in Missouri, and in the states of South Dakota and Pennsylvania. Charges and taxes shouldered by carriers; Comparison of the situation to the plight of oil operators who were charged with...
- Flat-Tax Bill Heads to Fla. Governor. // Multichannel News;06/05/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p10
Focuses on the provisions of the flat-tax bill in Florida. Simplification of tax accounting; Application of telecommunications taxes to satellite television and wireless carriers; Creation of a single telecommunication tax.
- The Final Tax Tally. Peikin, David // Wireless Review;04/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p20
Deals with the problem encountered by service providers and subscribers in assigning tax jurisdictions to wireless devices in Florida. Comments from Ken Small, auditing and special projects manager for the Florida League of Cities; Reason behind the problem; Information on the bill passed by...