Summary

S. 213: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communication services. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Feb 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Feb 4, 2013

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A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communications services.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Telephone Excise Tax Elimination Act of 2013''.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF EXCISE TAX ON TELEPHONE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.

(a) In General.--Chapter 33 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking subchapter B. (b) Conforming Amendments.-- (1) Section 4293 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``chapter 32 (other than the taxes imposed by sections 4064 and 4121) and subchapter B of chapter 33,'' and inserting ``and chapter 32 (other than the taxes imposed by sections 4064 and 4121),''. (2) Subsection (e) of section 6302 of such Code is amended-- (A) in the subsection heading, by striking ``Communications Services and'', (B) in paragraph (1), by striking ``section 4251 or'', and (C) in paragraph (2)-- (i) by striking ``imposed by--'' and all that follows through ``with respect to'' and inserting ``imposed by section 4261 or 4271 with respect to'', and (ii) by striking ``bills rendered or''. (3) Section 6415 of such Code is amended by striking ``4251, 4261, or 4271'' each place it appears and inserting ``4261 or 4271''. (4) Paragraph (2) of section 7871(a) of such Code is amended-- (A) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ``or'' at the end, (B) by striking subparagraph...

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I support S. 213 ("A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax") because... Why has it taken almost 30yrs to cancel this illegal inflated tax?

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2 years ago

I support S. 213 ("A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax") because...well of course, I'm going to support this bill, because it eliminates some taxes. Just be aware that the implication is that you didn't, and don't, need the revenues from these taxes. Yay.

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Bill Summary

S. 213: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communication services.

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