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Senators Propose Wireless Tax Freeze

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Jul 15, 2008, 1:19 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

On Monday, Senators Ron Wyden from Oregon and Olympia Snowe from Maine introduced new legislation, the Cell Tax Fairness Act, that seeks to impose a five-year halt on new or increased taxes on wireless goods and services. According to the CTIA, 15% of the average wireless consumer's bill goes to taxes and fees. The CTIA itself had proposed a five-year ban on new wireless taxes several months ago. Verizon Wireless spoke in favor of wireless tax reform, and the issue appears to have the backing of the industry. Similar legislation, however, failed to pass congress in 2007.

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Jul 15, 2008, 8:01 PM

our beloved country

is becoming more and more a morden day rome... 🙄

so many taxes to here, to there on this on that and that over blah blah ... and yet ugh i just blah.... 🙄
what are you talking about, have you read the article? it will put a freeze on new or increases on phone taxes which is a good thing, b/c they wont go up.. or there will be no new ones, idealy there shouldn't be a tax on cellular service at all, at le...
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