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Countdown to a Taxed Internet
“The clock continues to tick, placing Internet tax freedom in real jeopardy.” –Senator John Sununu Countdown to a Taxed Internet If Democrats continue to hold up legislation that would keep the Internet tax free, the effects could be… • More than 58,136,577 Internet users caught in the tax crosshairs. • A potential tax increase of more than $3.41 billion a year. 1 • Thousands of small businesses could be hurt by a 20 percent or more tax increase. 2 • Millions of seniors, minorities, and working families unable to afford Internet access. 3 It’s time to act and keep the Internet tax free! Recent News Stories:,0,3773751.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail 1First two bullets contain information from: McClure, David P., “Internet Access Taxes and Broadband Deployment in America,” U.S. Internet Industry Association, 9/25/07. 2Rasmussen, Kristina M., “Logging on to Americans’ Wallets: The Potential Costs of New Internet Access Taxes,” National Taxpayer Union Issue Brief #164, 9/27/07. 3“Don't tax Internet access,” Los Angeles Times, 10/9/07.


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