Countdown to ITFA Expiration
We believe that permanently extending the moratorium on taxing Internet access and
preventing multiple and discriminatory taxation of Internet sales through passage of a permanent Internet
Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) will benefit America’s consumers and innovators and ultimately lead to higher economic growth and job creation.
Congress has introduced legislation in both houses that would help achieve this mission: the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R.3086) in the House and the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act (S. 1431) in the Senate.
Originally posted on the Institute for Policy Innovation’s Tax Bytes on July 24, 2014. As President Obama said at a fundraiser this week, “…for the average person it feels as if incomes, wages just haven’t gone up; that people, no matter how hard they work, they feel stuck.” And yet the Senate is poised to […]
From Citizens Against Government Waste’s blog “The Swineline”, originally posted July 24, 2014. By: Deb Collier If Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) gets his way, taxes on Internet access and other discriminatory or duplicate taxes will only be staved off until 2015, rolling the final decision on whether to make it permanent or to attach other […]
The ITFA Coalition released the following press release today (available as a PDF here). The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Coalition applauds the action taken by the House of Representatives to pass the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086) on suspension by voice vote. With today’s vote, the House has ensured consumers, students, small businesses and […]