Citizens Against Government Waste Warns of New Internet Tax

September 20, 2015

The lobbying arm of Citizens Against Government Waste is warning its supporters that they could be paying up to 19% more for broadband access after Sept. 30 if Congress doesn't act soon.

In part, the warning is a fund-raising effort, with the group urging contributions to help fight for the legislation. The Senate has yet to follow the House's lead and a permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which is a permanent moratorium on taxes on Internet service, and the temporary extension of the old moratorium, which must be periodically renewed or it sunsets, expires Sept. 30.

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