Thursday, July 14, 2011

Taxing the Rain

Taxing the Rain

SmartMoney Reports: A 20% Tax on Cell Phone Service?

“In some states, that's already the case. A House committee will vote today on a proposal to keep cell phone taxes from rising further.”

Zoe Lofgren (D., Calif.) is trying to stem the tide, but legislators are addicted to OPM (other people’s money).

With carriers stripping unlimited data from their menu, and politicians discovering new ways to tax the phone (the ability to access and transfer data) it begs the question: When will they start taxing the air?


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