Cell Phone Taxes Higher Than Ever

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Cell Phones
Cell Phones

According to a report that studied federal, state and local taxes, consumers are being taxed more than ever for wireless access. While the average tax on goods is 7.4%, consumers are paying over a 16% tax for wireless service. The high cost is attributed to duplicated surcharges and a massive increase in Federal taxes for the Universal Service Fund. Read the full article at PCMag.com

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.


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