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IRS Seeks to Repeal Cell Phone Tax Law

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Jun 17, 2009, 8:04 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service sought pubic comments on the idea of taxing personal use of cell phones that are provided by employers. Due to the highly negative response from both employees and business owners, the IRS has now changed its mind and decided to repeal the tax altogether. IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said, "The passage of time, advances in technology, and the nature of communication in the modern workplace have rendered this law obsolete." Businesses and employees alike believed that sorting out business use versus personal use on cell phone bills would be overly burdensome to all involved. The IRS is recommending that congress repeal the law.

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Here's how it would have worked... jskrenes Jun 18, 2009, 11:56 AM
Pubic comments? LMAO!! A-JoinT Jun 17, 2009, 6:58 PM
Clip doesn't say enough - THIS DOES cellphone021 Jun 17, 2009, 3:31 PM
BS enin Jun 17, 2009, 2:55 PM
I fought the law... snakpakdeuce Jun 17, 2009, 9:28 AM
My Feet Are Cold crood Jun 17, 2009, 8:26 AM
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