This bill would make permanent a moratorium on state and local taxes on Internet access. Currently, nine states-- Hawaii, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin--tax internet services. These states have been receiving this tax income since 1998.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house Passed July 15th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
House Committee on the JudiciaryRegulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust LawIntroducedSeptember 12th, 2013
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What is it?
The bill impacts revenues streams for certain states derived from taxation of the Internet.
The CBO estimates no impact on the federal budget; however, losses to state and local revenues have been estimated $80 million and $120 million per year.