Lawmakers launch new Web tax bill

Adding to the bevy of bills dealing with Web taxation, Reps. Bob Goodlatte and Rick Boucher introduced legislation that would permanently ban discriminatory Internet taxes.

Adding to the bevy of bills dealing with Web taxation, Reps. Bob Goodlatte and Rick Boucher introduced legislation that would permanently ban discriminatory Internet taxes. Most of the action on the Web tax issue is taking place in the Senate. Lawmakers are negotiating a compromise between anti-tax advocates who want a permanent moratorium and local entities that worry about losing revenue as more transactions take place on the Web. Legislators are facing an October deadline, when the current Web tax moratorium expires. -- Lisa M. Bowman, ZDNet News

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.
See All