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It's August Recess! Now What?

Rachna Choudhry | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Rachna Choudhry

Congress adjourned for a five-week August recess -- and will return on Sept. 8. Here's a look at five issues still on the table for when Congress returns. Mark your calendars!

Farah Mohamed

Top House Republican Revives Online Sales Tax Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Farah Mohamed | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) Wednesday released seven principles for crafting a House version of an Internet...

John Celock

Online Sales Tax Supporters Hope Messaging Wins Over Conservatives

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the U.S. Senate on Monday gave overwhelming support to a bill to empower states to collect sales tax on online purchases, chances ...

Opponents Face Steep Climb To Defeat Bill

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A bill to require Internet shoppers to pay sales taxes for online purchases may be cruising through the Senate but it will soon hit...

U.S. Senate Will Soon Vote on Bill to Impose State Taxation of Internet Sales

Grover Norquist | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Grover Norquist

This latest assault on Internet commerce is wrong for many reasons. It will undermine healthy tax competition -- pressure to keep taxes low in your state. It creates real privacy concerns. And it is only the first step in allowing politicians in another state to tax you in yours.

You Could Soon Be Taxed For Having Internet

The Hill | Brendan Sasso | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money

The Federal Communications Commission is eyeing a proposal to tax broadband Internet service. The move would funnel money to the Connect America Fu...

REPORT: Country Considers Internet Tax

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Technology

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary is considering a new tax on phone calls and Internet usage which could yield up to 50 billion forints ($221.38 million) a...

How to Solve the US Budget Crisis -- Dismiss the Super Committee

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Lyric Hughes Hale

The US budget debate has been highly politicized. Now it is the time to take a fresh look at the numbers, and the realities behind them.

Internet Sales Tax Democrats seek to revive Internet sales tax

sacbee.com | 1:53 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Besides putting forth a new $4.9 billion package of tax hikes, Senate Democrats plan to pursue other tax changes, including a requirement that online ...

Internet Sales Taxes Gain Support From More States

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Colorado is not alone. Fifteen other states have considered or are considering enacting laws targeting Amazon and other e-commerce companies that typi...

Microsoft Exec Pitches Internet Usage Tax To Pay For Cybersecurity Programs

The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A top Microsoft executive on Tuesday suggested a broad Internet tax to help defray the costs associated with computer security breaches and vast Inter...