Internet Tax Freedom Act

The 1998 Internet Tax Freedom Act was a United States law authored by Representative Christopher Cox and Senator Ron Wyden, and signed into law as title XI of Public Law 105-277 on October 21, 1998 by President Bill Clinton in an effort to promote and preserve the commercial, educational, and informational potential of the Internet. This law bars federal, state and local governments from taxing Internet access and from imposing discriminatory Internet-only taxes such as bit taxes, bandwidth taxes, and email taxes. The law also bars multiple taxes on electronic commerce.
Posts about Internet Tax Freedom Act
  • Crutchfield Files Court Challenge To Massachusetts “Economic Nexus” Regulation

    … required to collect and remit sales and use tax under the “economic nexus” theory recently adopted by Massachusetts. Crutchfield also contends that the rule violates the federal Internet Tax Freedom Act, which prohibits states and state agencies from discriminating against electronic commerce. The case is Crutchfield Corp. v. Harding, et al.; a copy of the complaint is available here. The post Crutchfield Files Court Challenge To Massachusetts “Economic Nexus” Regulation appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • A Recent Wave of Click Through Nexus Activity in the States

    … was stuck down by the Illinois Supreme Court for violating the Internet Tax Freedom Act (“ITFA”) in an action brought on behalf of the Performance Marketing Association by Brann & Isaacson. The General Assembly in 2014 sought to correct what it considered to be the fatal flaws in the prior version of the law, by extending the statute to cover…

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