TITLE

Use tax at center of Net tax debate

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Stan
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
eWeek;9/3/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 34, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue on the probable extension of the current 'moratorium on multiple and discriminatory taxes' on Internet commerce in the United States. Simplification of the local taxes; Implication of simplifying the tax code; Support given by the Bush Administration on the extension of the moratorium. INSET: Sales taxes: Simplify, simplify,simplify.
ACCESSION #
5159498

 

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