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Friday, April 15, 2011
SB756: Satellite TV Tax in omnibus Tax Bill
By Video @ 11:50 PM :: 5140 Views :: Energy, Environment

Rep. George Fontaine on SB 756 Relating to Taxation

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Taxation; Omnibus
Description: Establishes an excise tax on direct broadcast satellite service providers. Modifies the renewable energy technologies income tax credit. Repeals the income tax exemption for stocks and stock options from a qualified high technology business. Effective July 1, 2011. (SB756 HD1)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6yyfDZ3fUk

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From DISH Network:

Dear Subscriber,

The Hawaii legislature is considering a new tax that will force you to pay more EVERY month for the DISH Network service you love. You already pay a General Excise Tax, and now they want to tax you more!

In this economy many Hawaii families have cut back on eating out, going to the movies, and attending sporting events, but they can still go home and rely on their TV for affordable entertainment. NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO PUNISH HAWIIAN FAMILIES WITH HIGHER TAXES!

Click the link below to use our simple e-mail tool to tell the legislature to balance their budget without busting yours!

http://www.capwiz.com/stopsatellitetax/issues/alert/?alertid=41936501

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Stop the Hawaii TV Tax!
A New Tax on 28,000 Hawaii Families

The Hawaii Legislature wants to raise your taxes by imposing a new tax on 28,000 Hawaii families – including YOU – that choose satellite for their television programming.

It’s up to you to get the Legislature to understand you didn’t send them to Honolulu just to raise your taxes! 

If you’re a DIRECTV or DISH Network subscriber, live in rural Hawaii, rely on satellite for second language programming or live on a fixed income, tell the Legislature that higher taxes are not the answer.  Urge them to reject this tax by using the simple E-mail tool below.

If you're worried about the economy, this tax will hurt the bottom lines for hotel, bar, and restaurant owners who rely on satellite TV to attract customers. Tell the Legislature that the Hawaiian economy can't afford this tax by using the simple E-mail tool below.

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