A number of states are calling on Congress to authorize them to collect sales taxes on interstate Internet transactions, including at a congressional hearing this morning. The states claim that they have simplified their...
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Tax Policy Podcast: Andrew Moylan on Taxpayer-Funded Broadband
National Taxpayers Union Vice President Andrew Moylan discusses the trend of local governments investing millions (and in some cases hundreds of millions) of dollars in municipal broadband projects that compete with private ISPs. The amount of debt these projects are accumulating is documented in the recent study Municipal Broadband "Wired to Waste".
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