Phone Tax Repeal Is Dead-For Now

Stephens, Hampton
November 2000
Wireless Week;11/06/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 45, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on the failure of a bill that would repeal the federal tax on telephone connections in the United States (U.S.). Reason for the enactment of telephone tax in 1898; Annual revenue from communication tax; Why the U.S. president vetoed the Phone Tax Repeal Act.


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