May 30, 2006 - You may not realize it but you may be paying about 10, 20 or even 30 bucks a month in taxes, on your cell phone bill. State and city governments say the money benefits the community, but cell phone companies have organized a campaign to fight the taxes. They say it's just another way for the government to get your money and raise the cost of communication.
The national average cell phone bill tax is about 17 percent every month when you add state city and federal taxes. That equates to about $10 for the average American cell phone bill. That's another $120 a year in taxes.
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
The Talking Tax
Sometimes the idea behind big business is just to screw people any way which they can.