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
Committee on the JudiciaryAntitrust, Commercial and Administrative LawIntroducedSeptember 12th, 2013
- house Committees
What is House Bill H.R. 3086?
The bill impacts revenues streams for certain states derived from taxation of the Internet.
Cost of House Bill H.R. 3086
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.