The approval rating for members of Congress is lower than the IRS and BP during the oil spill. Coming off a fiscal cliff deal that resulted in a tax increase on nearly every American, lawmakers are looking for ways to regain the public’s confidence. While many inside the beltway are pointing to grand bargains on major issues such as deficit reduction and immigration, Congress has an opportunity in the next few months to pass three legislative initiatives that are bipartisan, support economic growth and, most importantly, protect consumers from further hits to their wallets.
During the first half of this year, Congress should work to reintroduce two pieces of legislation from last session — the Wireless Tax Fairness Act and the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act — as well as write new legislation to ensure a permanent extension of the Internet tax moratorium …. To read the full article, visit the Huffington Post (link here)