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House members re-introduce internet tax, Title II blocking bills
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

Last Friday, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers re-introduced legislation that would extend permanently provisions of the Internet Tax Freedom Act


Industry Leaders Urge Senate to Adopt Permanent Extension of Internet Tax Moratorium
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

As time ran out on Congress's most recent approved extension of the Internet tax moratorium, Michael Powell, the president of the National Cable &


House subcommittee approves broadband spectrum and network deployment measures
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

Members of the House Communications & Technology subcommittee approved a pair of bills on Wednesday that would (1) incentivize federal agencies to


Senators voice concern with spectrum provisions of tax bill passed by House
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

In a letter delivered on Monday to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) joined Republican colleagues Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) in objecting to certain spectrum-related provisions of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act (H.R. 3630) that are “overly prescriptive” and would unduly hinder the FCC’s spectrum management authority


Chicago internet customers file suit against online streaming tax
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

Six Chicago residents have asked an Illinois state court to overturn a July ruling by the Chicago Finance Department (CFD) that extends the city's 9


Permanent Internet tax ban approved by House
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have adopted by voice vote the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), which would extend


House committee approves permanent Internet tax ban
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

Members of the House Judiciary Committee approved, by a 30-4 margin, legislation on Tuesday that would extend permanently the current moratorium on


CBO suggests elimination of telephone excise, USF taxes
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2009

A report compiled by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) suggests the elimination of telephone excise and universal service fund (USF) taxes


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


Vodafone responds to India on $2 billion tax demand
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • India
  • March 19 2010

Vodafone has submitted its final annexure to its original response to tax authorities in India that are holding the British wireless giant liable for a tax bill of U.S. $2 billion that stems from Vodafone’s $11.2 billion acquisition of Hutchison Essar