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Download Fairness Coalition Praises House Judiciary Committee for Reporting H.R. 1643, the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act, to the Full House for Consideration

Urges House Leadership to Set Time for Consideration Without Delay

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 – Today, the House Judiciary Committee marked up several state tax-focused bills, including H.R. 1643, the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act. Following its conclusion, Sam Whitehorn, Executive Director of the Download Fairness Coalition, released the following statement:

“On behalf of the Download Fairness Coalition, I would like to thank Chairman Goodlatte and Representatives Smith and Cohen for their leadership on this issue. It is also important to recognize Ranking Member Conyers, Congresswoman DelBene, and all of the members of the committee for their interest and participation at today’s markup. We encourage their support for this crucial legislation as it moves towards floor consideration.

“Now that we have successfully completed the bi-partisan consideration of this bill in committee, the Coalition would like to encourage House Leadership to move swiftly to provide the millions of American individuals and businesses who participate in the digital economy every day with the certainty they need.”

About The Download Fairness Coalition
The Download Fairness Coalition is an organization that educates policymakers about the benefits of the digital economy. The organization is committed to policies that increase access to digital goods and services for all consumers. As an organization formed within the meaning of section 501(c)(4), contributions to the organization are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.

For more information visit our web page at dfc01.wpengine.com.

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