S. 442, the Internet Tax Freedom Act

S. 442, the Internet Tax Freedom Act

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Witnesses include: Senators Conrad Burns, Byron L. Dorgan, John McCain, and Ron Wyden; Wade Anderson, Director of Tax Policy, Office of the State Comptroller, State of Texas; Representatives Christopher Cox and Rich White; Kendall L. Houghton, general counsel, Committee on State Taxation; Timothy M. Kaine, Richmond city councilman, National League of Cities, Richmond, VA; Linda Rankin, general counsel, Bear Creek Corporation; Lawrence H. Summers, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Treasury; and James Walton, member, Association of Online Professionals.We have been collecting tax on computer information services for 10 years. ... This is a permanent exemption on which after 2 years a report can be made and a recommendation to Congress can be made following that report. ... workers compensation taxes on its employees, motor fuels taxes, vehicle registration fees, and local government right of way fees. ... I believe that if this is done, the costs to the states associated with passing the bill will far exceed the unfunded mandates limit.

Title:S. 442, the Internet Tax Freedom Act
Author:Conrad Burns
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1997-06-01


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