This op-ed co-authored by Steve Pociask and Alan Daley discusses the consumer, economic and environmental benefits of broadband Internet services, and why these Internet consumer services should not be taxed. To read the article, visit Forbes online.
A coalition of 42 companies, primarily independent nonprofit think tanks, sent a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for passage of a permanent Internet tax moratorium. Failure for Congress to act in the next 60 days will lead to increased taxes for Internet consumers. To read or print the letter, click here.
Last month, representatives from dozens of organizations, including The American Consumer Institute, sent a letter to the leadership of several key committees that oversee various aspects of Internet regulation and economic activity. The letter implored the leadership of the importance of keeping the Internet free of taxation, something that is in jeopardy if the current […]
This op-ed was written by Steve Pociask and is available in Real Clear Policy.
ACI’s Zack Christenson discusses how legislation, introduced yesterday, would benefit consumers and the economy. The bill would permanently restrict new taxation on the Internet and digital commerce. To see the op-ed, visit the Daily Caller.
For well over a decade, we’ve lived in a period where taxation of the Internet and data is virtually nonexistent. Thanks to a moratorium passed by Congress in 1998, it’s been illegal for state and local governments to impose any sort of tax or fee to access the Internet. Its purpose was to make sure […]