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Federal and State Taxes

November 16, 1999

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Run time: 59 minutes

Governor Leavitt talked about tax policy as it relates to the Internet. He called for a three-year waiting period before taxes could be levied on electronic commerce. He said that in that time legislators should develop a more modernized and simple tax system with the Internet in mind. He also cautioned against directly taxing Internet services. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience.