H.R. 1860 (112th): Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services.

Summary (CRS)

5/12/2011--Introduced.Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 - Prohibits a state or local jurisdiction from imposing multiple or discriminatory taxes on or with respect to the sale or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1860”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


54 cosponsors (28D, 26R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3724 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2013

S. 971 (Related)
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

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