Internet Taxation

Witnesses testified about the Internet tax moratorium. At issue was whether or not the moratorium on Internet access taxes and… read more

Witnesses testified about the Internet tax moratorium. At issue was whether or not the moratorium on Internet access taxes and multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce, first passed in 1998, should be further extended or even made permanent. Supporters of the moratorium argued that continuing the prohibition on these taxes would allow continued fast growth in Internet access and electronic commerce. Opponents of the moratorium were believed that it provided an unfair advantage to Internet service providers over other media providers, that Internet service providers and electronic businesses were a mature business sector that no longer needed special protection, and that the prohibition could be depriving cash-strapped states and municipalities of much-needed revenue. close

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Program ID:
177436-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2003

Airing Details

  • Jul 18, 2003 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2003 | 2:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 23, 2003 | 8:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2003 | 12:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 2003 | 5:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2003 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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