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Lawmakers Consider Digital Download Tax

Posted By yihan On March 16, 2012 @ 9:38 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

NBC [1]
Friday, March 16, 2012

Downloading music, movies, e-books and Apps could soon cost Connecticut residents more as lawmakers consider a tax on digital downloads.

The bill, proposed by the General Assembly’s Finance, Review and Bonding Committee, would have consumers pay the 6.35% sales tax on any electronic transfer.

Supporters say the bill would level the playing field for brick-and-mortar retailers in the state who are already required to charge Connecticut sales tax to consumers who purchase these products in their stores.

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