Internet Tax Ban Making Rounds in Congress Again
- The battle heats up over Net access tax. Perry, Gail // Accounting Today;6/7/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p1
Provides information on the debate in the U.S. Congress over the issue of Internet access taxation. U.S. Senators who voted against the Internet Tax Non-Discrimination Act; Permission given to Internet providers and other non-telecommunications companies to offer Internet services without the...
- House lawmakers push permanent ban on taxing Internet service. Hattem, Julian // Hill;6/17/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 68, p14
The article reports that the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which permanently bans states and cities from taxing Internet service, introduced by U.S. Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte and Representative Anna Eshoo, is moving forward in the U.S. House.
- House Judiciary Committee Approves Continuation of Internet Tax Moratorium, MFA Discussed. // GPP eNews;6/20/2014, p1
The article discusses the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA) that was approved by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on June 18, 2014.
- Action Looms on ISP Tax Ban. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;2/8/2016, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p2
The article discusses the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 on February 10, 2016, version of Internet Tax Freedom Act (IFTA) for temporary ban on taxing internet access since 1998 and mentions that the act will remove the need to renew bill.
- Internet Sales Tax. // Congressional Digest;Jun2013, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p11
The article discusses the U.S. Senate's passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act on May 6, 2013 which gives states and local governments the power to collect sales tax on out-of-state catalog and Internet sales, including information on the law's potential impact on the retail industry. It states...
- Time for an Online Sales Tax? Gruenwald, Juliana // National Journal;10/13/2012, p13
The article reports on the possibility that the U.S. Congress will approve legislation that would allow the collection of an online sales tax by online retailers. The Supreme Court ruled in 1992 that states have no authority to oblige catalog retailers to collect sales taxes from customers...
- New Internet Sales Tax Bill Introduced. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/15/2013, Vol. 205 Issue 34, p2
The article reports on the introduction of the proposed Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 to the U.S. Congress, which would give states the option to collect sales tax on purchases made at out-of-state businesses, which would apply to purchases made online.
- Democrats Again Trying to Tax Internet. Richardson, Valerie // Human Events;8/2/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 27, p19
The article reports that a bill proposed by Massachusetts Democratic Representative William Delahunt that aims to tax Internet sales has a good possibility of being passed by the U.S. Congress. According to the author, the legislation benefits from excellent timing as it will probably get the...
- State and Local Groups Want Congress to Pass MFA This Year. Jagoda, Naomi // Bond Buyer;11/19/2014, Issue 34213, p1
State and local government groups are urging the House to pass the online sales tax legislation called the Marketplace Fairness Act, after a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said the Ohio Republican has problems with the bill and has no intention of moving it forward this year.