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National Taxpayers Union Applauds Senate Passage of Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

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National Taxpayers Union applauds today's passage of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, included in H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act.
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NTU Stands With Utahns in Opposition to Online Tax

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Today our friends at NetChoice released a poll taken in Utah showing residents strongly oppose state and federal legislation expanding sales taxes to online transactions.
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Poll Finds Overwhelming Majority of Americans Want to Strengthen Ban on Internet Tax

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Eighty three percent of Americans agree that Congress should continue Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) ban on taxing Internet access.
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SOTU Disguises Spending With Catchy Taglines

by Jenn Fedor / /

The themes and highlights made by President Obama seemed to be recycled from previous speeches made.
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Chairman Brady Offers Commendable Approach to Tax Extenders

by Jenn Fedor / /

Today, NTU expressed support for the tax extenders package released Monday by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).
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National Taxpayers Union Responds to Passage of the Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015

by Jenn Fedor / /

Last night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed S.2036, the "Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015" which will cap the salaries of executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In late June, the boards of Fannie and Freddie approved outrag
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National Taxpayers Union Responds to Keystone Pipeline Decision

by Nan Swift / /

Today the country took a step in the wrong direction from job creation and economic growth.
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NTU Urges South Carolina Public Service Commission to Reject Cell Phone Tax Hike

by Jenn Fedor / /

On Tuesday, the South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) will hear arguments about whether to apply a new tax to cell phones in the Palmetto State in order to line the pockets of major telecommunications corporations. With the help of its South Caro
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Has a Long Road Ahead

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While Congress is not likely to vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) until early next year, its agreement among the twelve Pacific Rim nations could offer a significant boost to the U.S. economy. Pursuant to the Trade Promotion Authority process en
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Victory For Taxpayers on Overturning Salary Hikes for Fannie and Freddie

by Jenn Fedor / /

NTU is encouraged by the movement in the overwhelming bipartisan support in overturning the compensation of Fannie and Freddie's CEO's from $4 million to be to be capped at $600,000. We are thankful to the leadership of Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) on the House v
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