H.R. 235: Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

The 1998 Internet Tax Freedom Act prohibits taxes on internet access and any internet-specific commodities such as bandwidth, but the law is set to expire on October 1, 2015, at which point states could begin taxing internet services. The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA) would remove the expiration date from the law. PITFA was originally introduced in the 113th ...

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Jan 9, 2015


Passed House on Jun 9, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 2 pages


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Jan 9, 2015

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Jun 9, 2015
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 235 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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