News

House moves to maintain ban on taxing Internet access

House moves to maintain ban on taxing Internet access

INTERNET TAX:he way the law stands now, the ban on new Internet connectivity taxes would expire Nov. 1. Photo: clipart.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives has voted to keep Internet connections from being subject to taxes.

The House has voted to make permanent a moratorium that keeps state and local governments from adding on the same kind of connection fees that you often find tacked on to telephone bills.

The way the law stands now, the ban on new Internet connectivity taxes would expire Nov. 1.

The measure now goes on to the Senate.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ awakens force with teaser trailer

17-overlay2

"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?"

in Sports

Ray Rice wins appeal against NFL suspension

rayrice

The former Ravens running back has won an appeal and is now eligible to sign with any NFL team.

in Local Sports

Seattle places Pierre-Louis on IR, claim Purifoy

Fresh
seattle seahawks logo generic

The Seattle Seahawks have placed rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis on injured reserve and claimed defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy off waivers from Indianapolis.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

floridastate

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP611561881101

A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.