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Coalition to Congress: Oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act

September 10, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. This legislation would grant new taxing authority to states on businesses outside of their jurisdiction and create a host of new regulatory and compliance burdens. See the full letter below: Like this […]

Coalition to Senate: Pass Permanent Extension of the Internet Tax Moratorium

September 03, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling on the United States Senate to pass a permanent extension on the internet tax moratorium. Having been law since 1998, this legislation will continue protect consumers from excessive costs and additional taxes. The full letter can be seen below. Like this post? Chip in $5 […]

AFP Opposes Proposed Soda Tax Legislation

August 07, 2014 J

Dear Representatives: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to express our strong opposition to Representative DeLauro’s Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) legislation. This bill would establish a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages at a rate of 1 percent per every 4.2 grams of caloric sweetener, which […]

Internet Sales Tax Proposal Rears its Ugly Head in the Senate

July 24, 2014 J,

By Christine Harbin Hanson With only one week left before August recess, Congress has no shortage of serious issues to address— spending bills, the extension of expiring tax breaks,  highway funding legislation, and a host of other pressing policy priorities.  Instead of focusing on these higher-priority issues, however, the Senate is poised to consider one that’s […]