House scheduled to vote on permanent internet tax ban

House scheduled to vote on permanent internet tax ban

The House is scheduled to consider a number of bills later today under “suspension of the rules” procedures, including H.R. 235, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act.

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H.R. 235 would make permanent a moratorium on state and local taxation of internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.

For a bill to pass the House under suspension of the rules, at least two-thirds of the members voting must vote in favor of the bill.

Current law

The Internet Tax Freedom Act—which prohibits state and local governments from levying taxes on internet access or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce—is currently scheduled to sunset on October 1, 2015.

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