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House Subcommittee Examines Digital Goods Tax Bill

Congress, House of Representatives, The Innovation Economy May 24th, 2011

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 – The Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law held a hearing Monday on a bill that would define limits on taxes for virtual goods and services on the Internet.

The proposed legislation, known as the “Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011” aims to “promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services.” The legislation would restrict taxing authority to the jurisdiction of the customer’s tax address.

Delahunt Seeks to Help States Collect Sales Tax on Internet Sales

Broadband's Impact July 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON July 8, 2010- With the rise of internet sales many have thought of instituting a mechanism for collecting sales taxes for purchases made on the internet. Massachusetts Representative Bill Delahunt has introduced a bill entitled the “Main Street Fairness Act” which would create a new mechanism for states to collect sales tax.

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