Bill Would Make Ban on Internet Access Tax Permanent

Shortly after the first gavel fell in the 110th U.S. Senate, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), along with John McCain (R-Ariz.) and John Sununu (R-N.H.) introduced legislation to make permanent the current access tax moratorium on Internet connections, which expires on Nov. 1. The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act would also prohibit double taxation of a product or service bought over the Internet and other discriminatory taxes that would treat Internet purchases differently from other types of sales.

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