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H.R.1860 Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 28, 2012 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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  • 25% of users oppose H.R.1860

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Today in Congress / Daily Kos Radio - Congress Matters :: - June 29, 2012 by David Waldman - Markup of H.R. 1860 – Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011, H.R. 823 – For the relief of Maria Carmen Castro Ramirez and J. Refugio Carreno Rojas, H.R. 316 – For the relief of Esther Karinge, H.R. 794 – For ...

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      As noted by David Waldman on June 29, 2012, "Markup of H.R. 1860 – Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011, H.R. 823 – For the relief of Maria Carmen Castro Ramirez and J. Refugio Carreno Rojas, H.R. 316 – For the relief of Esther Karinge, H.R. 794 – For ..." (/url?q=http://www.congressmatters.com/storyonly/2012/6/28/8550/00755&sa=U&ei=1mTxT9PYEumQ2AWKsvCDAg&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEX5PUMSkJ53BXdohNuoV5--TJ9uA)
    • Today in Congress / Daily Kos Radio - Congress Matters :: - June 29, 2012 by David Waldman - Markup of H.R. 1860 – Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011, H.R. 823 – For the relief of Maria Carmen Castro Ramirez and J. Refugio Carreno Rojas, H.R. 316 – For the relief of Esther Karinge, H.R. 794 – For ...

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      As noted by David Waldman on June 29, 2012, "Markup of H.R. 1860 – Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011, H.R. 823 – For the relief of Maria Carmen Castro Ramirez and J. Refugio Carreno Rojas, H.R. 316 – For the relief of Esther Karinge, H.R. 794 – For ..." (/url?q=http://www.congressmatters.com/storyonly/2012/6/28/8550/00755&sa=U&ei=0bvuT_uYI6XL0QHpzbn7Ag&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNF2g5AEWJRyr89CI0yvtsWc0MLUgA)
    • The Digital Goods Act and Double Taxation - Jack & Jill Politics - June 28, 2012 by Politic365 - The legislation, The Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1860 and S. 971) was created “to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services,” according to bill ...

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      As noted by Politic365 on June 28, 2012, "The legislation, The Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1860 and S. 971) was created “to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services,” according to bill ..." (/url?q=http://www.jackandjillpolitics.com/2012/06/the-digital-goods-act-and-double-taxation/&sa=U&ei=fQT0T5ujDIOU2wWRs5n6Bg&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNE8GCFl2gJBh5_yxOSyCM45EJWDOA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • MyWireless.org Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Moving H.R. 1860, the 'Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act' - June 28, 2012 by Consumer Electronics Net - WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MyWireless.org, a national, nonpartisan wireless consumer advocacy group, expressed its support for today's action by the House Judiciary Committee, which marked up and favorably reported out of ...

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      As noted by Consumer Electronics Net on June 28, 2012, "WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MyWireless.org, a national, nonpartisan wireless consumer advocacy group, expressed its support for today's action by the House Judiciary Committee, which marked up and favorably reported out of ..." (http://www.consumerelectronicsnet.com/article/MyWirelessorg-Applauds-House-Judiciary-Committee-for-Moving-HR-1860-the-Digital-Goods--Services-Tax-Fairness-Act-2087796)
    • MyWireless.org(R) Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Moving H.R. 1860, the 'Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act' - June 28, 2012 by YAHOO! - WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MyWireless.org, a national, nonpartisan wireless consumer advocacy group, expressed its support for today's action by the House Judiciary Committee, which marked up and favorably reported out ...

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    • CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Statement on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Markup of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 - June 28, 2012 by YAHOO! - WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's markup of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1860), which would create a national framework to prevent state and local ...

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      As noted by YAHOO! on June 28, 2012, "WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's markup of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1860), which would create a national framework to prevent state and local ..." (http://news.yahoo.com/ctia-wireless-association-r-statement-u-house-judiciary-174411295.html)
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