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Verizon supports legislation to protect digital good and services from Multiple and Discriminatory Taxes

WASHINGTON, D. C. – U. S. Senators John Thune (R – SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), and U.S. Representatives Steve Cohen (D- TN) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) reintroduced legislation (S. 765 & H.R. 1725 respectively) this week to prevent discriminatory and duplicative taxes from being imposed on consumer purchases of digital goods and services, including […]

Download Fairness Coalition Applauds Introduction of the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act in the U.S. Congress

The bill would safeguard millions of consumers as they make online purchases.

Support S. 3581 & H.R. 7058 the “Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2018”

Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan, and Democratic Leader Pelosi, The need to develop a national framework that would protect millions of American consumers from duplicative and discriminatory taxes from being imposed on digital commerce is an issue we have been working on for a number of years. Senators John Thune (R-SD) […]

Download Fairness Coalition Applauds Introduction of the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act in the Senate by Senators Thune and Wyden

Bill would safeguard millions of consumers as they make online purchases MEDIA CONTACT: Max Rosen PHONE: 202-234-1224 EMAIL: mrosen@signaldc.com WASHINGTON, October 11, 2018 – Sam Whitehorn, Executive Director of the Download Fairness Coalition, today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act: “On behalf of […]

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 […]

Download Fairness Coalition Praises House Judiciary Subcommittee for Holding Hearing on H.R. 1643, the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2015 – Yesterday, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Anti-trust Law held a hearing to explore state nexus issues, 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 […]

Download Fairness Coalition Applauds Introduction of the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act in the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 –  Sam Whitehorn, Executive Director of the Download Fairness Coalition, today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act: “On behalf of the Download Fairness Coalition, we would like to congratulate Congressmen Lamar Smith and Steve Cohen on the introduction of […]

DFC Applauds the Introduction of the Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 –  Sam Whitehorn, Executive Director of the Download Fairness Coalition, today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act: “On behalf of the Download Fairness Coalition, we applaud Senators Thune and Wyden on the introduction of the Digital Goods and Services […]

Download Fairness Coalition Releases New Video on Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act

WASHINGTON – Today the Download Fairness Coalition released a new video highlighting the current problems surrounding the taxation of digital goods and services. The video explains how with just a single click consumers could pay “two or three or more sets of taxes.” “The new video highlights a nightmare tax scenario that consumers face every […]

DFC Applauds Senator Thune

WASHINGTON – Yesterday Senator Thune offered an amendment to the Marketplace Fairness Act (S.743). The amendment (#764) prevents duplicative, discriminatory taxes on digital goods and services. The following statement should be attributed to Sam Whitehorn, executive director of the Download Fairness Coalition: “The Download Fairness Coalition applauds Senator Thune’s amendment and calls on his colleagues […]

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