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2014 Regular Session



Communications Tax Reform Act of 2014

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hixson


In the House - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing the public service company franchise tax on the gross receipts of telephone companies; repealing the boxing and wrestling tax on specified telecasts; imposing the sales and use tax on specified communications services; establishing the sales and use tax rate for specified communications services; requiring that the revenue from the sales and use tax on communications services be distributed to the Rural Broadband Assistance Fund and the General Fund of the State in a specified manner; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hixson, Harper, and Stukes
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
Ways and Means   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Cable Television
Communications -see also- Language; Telecommun & Info Tech
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Franchise Tax
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Sales and Use Tax
Sports and Recreation
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Television -see also- Cable Television

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October 24, 2017 1:54 P.M.