Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 851 - Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015

S. 851 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services.
Other Titles
  • Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015
  • Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015
Sponsor
John Thune
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Digital media
  • Internet and video services
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • State and local taxation
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/24/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/24/2015
3/24/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
3/24/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$14,631,643
$1,085,653
$1,433,209
$1,172,188
$43,350
$18,366,043
$0
5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015

5 organizations supported this bill

60 Plus Association
60 Plus Association (2015, March 27). 60 Plus Statement on the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act. Retrieved March 31, 2015, from 60 Plus Association.
Americans for Tax Reform
Boone, Emma (2015, June 16). Grover Norquist Show: How Politicians Really View Internet Services. Retrieved June 17, 2015, from ATR.
Citizens Against Government Waste
Collier, Deborah (2015, June 2). Taxing the Digital Age. Retrieved June 17, 2015, from CAGW.
CTIA - The Wireless Association
CTIA (2015, June 17). CTIA Statement on the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act. Retrieved June 17, 2015, from CTIA.
Mywireless.org
Shrum, Rob (2015, March 26). Congress Makes First Steps Toward Digital Goods Tax Fairness. Retrieved March 31, 2015, from Mywireless.org.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,550$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$466,732$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$37,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$37,490$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$119,850$0
Roy BluntRMO$203,436$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$73,300$0
John BoozmanRAR$23,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$14,725$0
Richard BurrRNC$166,549$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,575$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$131,325$0
Ben CardinDMD$16,533$0
Tom CarperDDE$28,360$0
Bob CaseyDPA$26,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$315,073$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$6,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$39,200$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$34,350$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$40,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,120$0
John CornynRTX$136,705$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,258,242$0
Mike CrapoRID$50,194$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,890,997$0
Steve DainesRMT$255,575$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$24,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$181,961$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$30,450$0
Deb FischerRNE$238,821$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,381,274$0
Al FrankenDMN$37,075$0
Cory GardnerRCO$474,453$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$34,615$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$65,013$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$176,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$51,250$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$5,750$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$15,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$211,237$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$22,000$0
John HoevenRND$29,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$61,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,845$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$862,364$0
Tim KaineDVA$49,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$8,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$228,375$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,778$0
James LankfordROK$154,240$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,150$0
Mike LeeRUT$751,734$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$44,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$249,800$0
John McCainRAZ$212,170$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$59,950$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$356,806$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$54,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$8,500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$76,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$73,015$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$125,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$449,992$0
David PerdueRGA$209,128$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$5,550$0
Rob PortmanROH$261,911$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$32,000$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,617$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,581$0
Marco RubioRFL$944,055$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$695,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$43,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$93,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$287,411$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,900$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$12,500$0
Dan SullivanRAK$632,673$0
Jon TesterDMT$32,300$0
John ThuneRSD$264,141$0
Thom TillisRNC$268,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,334,687$0
Tom UdallDNM$24,750$0
David VitterRLA$12,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$96,100$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$25,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,833$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$60,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$67,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,550$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$466,732$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$37,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$37,490$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$119,850$0
Roy BluntRMO$203,436$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$73,300$0
John BoozmanRAR$23,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$14,725$0
Richard BurrRNC$166,549$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,575$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$131,325$0
Ben CardinDMD$16,533$0
Tom CarperDDE$28,360$0
Bob CaseyDPA$26,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$315,073$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$6,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$39,200$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$34,350$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$40,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,120$0
John CornynRTX$136,705$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,258,242$0
Mike CrapoRID$50,194$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,890,997$0
Steve DainesRMT$255,575$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$24,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$181,961$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$30,450$0
Deb FischerRNE$238,821$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,381,274$0
Al FrankenDMN$37,075$0
Cory GardnerRCO$474,453$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$34,615$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$65,013$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$176,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$51,250$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$5,750$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$15,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$211,237$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$22,000$0
John HoevenRND$29,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$61,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,845$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$862,364$0
Tim KaineDVA$49,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$8,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$228,375$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,778$0
James LankfordROK$154,240$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,150$0
Mike LeeRUT$751,734$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$44,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$249,800$0
John McCainRAZ$212,170$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$59,950$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$356,806$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$54,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$8,500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$76,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$73,015$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$125,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$449,992$0
David PerdueRGA$209,128$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$5,550$0
Rob PortmanROH$261,911$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$32,000$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,617$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,581$0
Marco RubioRFL$944,055$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$695,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$43,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$93,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$287,411$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,900$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$12,500$0
Dan SullivanRAK$632,673$0
Jon TesterDMT$32,300$0
John ThuneRSD$264,141$0
Thom TillisRNC$268,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,334,687$0
Tom UdallDNM$24,750$0
David VitterRLA$12,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$96,100$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$25,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,833$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$60,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$67,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,433,209
Cell/wireless service providers$1,172,188
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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