Senate, House Set to Begin Negotiations on Internet Tax Ban

Vadum, Matthew
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/3/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31875, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the passage of a bill that would extend the moratorium on Internet access taxes by the U.S. Senate. Start of negotiations between the House and the Senate regarding the extension of the plan;Need to clarify the issue regarding the ban; Significance of the elimination of the taxes to the economy.


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