Proposed King County, WA Cell-Phone Fee Increase: Anti-Consumer and Business

Firstly, a little perspective on cell phone taxes. At 18.6 percent, Washington state and local governments charge cell phone users the highest wireless taxes in the U.S., according to a Tax Foundation report. In a stark contrast, in neighboring Oregon, the total state-local fee is only 1.76 percent. But King County government wants to worsen the cell-phone tax burden.

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