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Vonage tells court it should not be subject to Baltimore telecom tax

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2008

In another tax-related case, Vonage Holdings, the nation’s largest independent provider of voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) services, told a Maryland district court that it should not be subject to telecom taxes imposed by the City of Baltimore, as the company neither owns nor leases facilities that qualify as telecommunications lines under Baltimore’s tax law

U.S. Senate passes $838 billion stimulus bill; cuts broadband funding under CollinsNelson amendment to $7 billion

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2009

On February 10, 2009, the U.S. Senate approved by a 61-38 vote a massive $838 Billion stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)("ARRA") consisting of tax cuts, tax rebates and infrastructure and other spending to create jobs

Court says Vonage must pay municipal telecom tax

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2008

Vonage Holdings is vowing to weigh its legal options in the wake of a federal district court ruling that allows the city of Baltimore, Maryland to collect taxes from the voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) provider in exchange for the “privilege of leasing, licensing, or selling a telecommunications line to any customer whose billing address is in the city.”

Virginia Supreme Court Holds That Virginia’s Tax on Telecommunications Companies Does Not Apply to Pass-Through Entities

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2008

In a recently issued decision, Virginia Cellular LLC v. Virginia Department of Taxation, the Virginia Supreme Court determined that a regulation extending Virginia’s tax on telecommunications to partnerships and other pass-through entities was invalid

Virginia General Assembly extends Virginia tax on telecom companies to noncorporate entities on a retroactive basis

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2009

Last year, in Virginia Cellular LLC v. Virginia Department of Taxation, the Virginia Supreme Court held that a regulation extending Virginia's minimum tax on telecommunications companies to partnerships and other pass-through entities was invalid

Telephone excise tax refunds

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2007

Tax exempt organizations that paid telephone excise tax are eligible for a refund, to be claimed on their 2006 IRS returns

Missouri cashes in on the cloud: telecommunication company's cloud services subject to sales tax

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

The Missouri Department of Revenue determined that a company's telecommunications services provided to customers on its cloud computer network are

IRS issues warnings about email and telephone tax scams

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As the 2014 tax filing season progresses the Internal Revenue Service has issued warnings to taxpayers about convincing fraudulent email messages and

Senate bill offers tax credits for broadband investment

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2009

Private sector entities that invest in new or improved broadband infrastructure would receive tax credits under legislation introduced Tuesday by ranking Senate Commerce Committee member Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX

Senator Hutchinson introduces legislation to provide tax credits and other incentives for broadband infrastructure investment

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2009

To qualify for the tax credits, the projects of a "qualified broadband provider" must meet minimum download speeds of 50 Mbps for upgrades of existing infrastructure or 10 Mbps for new projects in unserved territories