Internet Tax Ban Vote Postponed

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 7, 2003

The Senate vote on a ban on taxes for Internet services (ISPs, music and entertainment) was postponed due to lack of agreement on the time frame for the extension (either five years, or permanently). States contend that lost revenues from a permanent ban will amount to more than $20 billion per year.

  • Internet Tax Non-discrimination Act of 2003 (S. 150)
  • Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act (H.R. 49)
  • Press release: National League of Cities: Internet Bill S. 150 Will Hurt Essential Services in Cities and Towns Nationwide
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