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Enjoy the non-taxed boat trips while you can…

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Congress is about to let the States place a sales tax on all goods and services afloat:

 

H.R. 3619: Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011

Title III - Shipping and Navigation

Section 301 -

Amends the Act commonly known as the Rivers and Harbors Appropriations Act of 1884 to authorize the levy of nonfederal sales taxes on goods and services provided to or by vessels or watercraft (other than vessels or watercraft primarily engaged in foreign commerce) that operate on U.S. navigable waters.

 

TITLE III-SHIPPING AND

7 NAVIGATION

8 SEC. 301. GOODS AND SERVICES.

9 Section 4(b) of the Act of July 5, 1884, commonly

10 known as the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of

11 1884 (33 U.S.C. 5(b)), is amended-

12 (1) by striking ''or'' at the end of paragraph

13 (2)©;

14 (2) by striking the period at the end of para

15 graph (3) and inserting ''; or''; and

16 (3) by adding at the end the following:

17 ''(4) sales taxes on goods and services provided

18 to or by vessels or watercraft (other than vessels or

19 watercraft primarily engaged in foreign com

20 merce).''.

 

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-...3619eh.txt.pdf

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