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US House bill would ban special taxes on downloads, software, other digital goods and services
FierceTelecom ^ | 7/2/2012 | Chris Rizo

Posted on 07/02/2012 4:38:02 PM PDT by bizlawnews

Purchases of digital goods and services--including movie streaming, cloud-computing, e-books and IT applications--would no longer be subject to special state and local taxes and other discriminatory levies, under bipartisan-supported legislation advancing on Capitol Hill.

(Excerpt) Read more at fierceonlinevideo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: congress; internet; taxes

1 posted on 07/02/2012 4:38:14 PM PDT by bizlawnews
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To: bizlawnews
The proposed Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act would prohibit states and localities from imposing taxes or fees on most digital goods and services if comparable, tangible personal property is not similarly taxed in the jurisdiction.

So in other words, it paves the way for an internet sales tax.

2 posted on 07/02/2012 4:45:14 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: redgolum
So in other words, it paves the way for an internet sales tax.

"Huh, what, how did that happen!" You are so right. Tax, tax, tax and tax again. Raise the percent of the tax, over and over, even though the old percentage gives them more revenue than ever before. It is all insane! Time for civil war, off with their heads...

3 posted on 07/02/2012 4:54:06 PM PDT by roadcat
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...and if you don’t use any internet services, we will tax you on that too.


4 posted on 07/02/2012 5:01:13 PM PDT by loucon
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To: bizlawnews
Another "Fairness" bill.

As the "Big Man from Brooklyn" would say:

"Stick it up your ass!"

5 posted on 07/02/2012 5:05:59 PM PDT by Post5203 (Newter 0bama...The real Axis of Evil...Washington, New York City and Hollywood.)
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...and if you don’t use any internet services, we will tax you on that too.

Resistance is futile... you are part of the collective... Whether you want to be or not. Sigh...

6 posted on 07/02/2012 5:24:29 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: redgolum
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!

Guess who are 95% of the internet freeloaders?
The pirates, the hackers, the p2p freeloaders?

Obama kool-aid drinkers, all!

7 posted on 07/02/2012 5:25:22 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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