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ITIF Welcomes House Passage of Wireless Tax Fairness Act

WASHINGTON- ITIF President Robert Atkinson today issued the following statement welcoming House passage by voice vote of a measure that would impose a five-year ban on discriminatory taxes on wireless services and devices by state and local governments: 

"ITIF welcomes House passage of the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (HR 1002). This is the wrong time to slap new taxes on one of the most innovative and fastest growing segments of the economy. The expansion of wireless services and development of new devices and applications has helped create new businesses and stoked consu