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Carly Fiorina on Technology

 


Taxation on the internet would be disastrous

FIORINA: Tom Campbell, you have supported internet taxes...

CAMPBELL: So did you. Carly, uou were in favor of Internet taxes.

FIORINA: No, Tom, I've been leading the charge as a technology executive against internet taxes.

CAMPBELL: I've got the Sa Jose Mercury News article where you said the industry can no longer continue free from taxation. Furthermore, it's not internet taxes, it's allowing taxation to be equal between brick and mortar and between internet sales. Treat them equally, that's all I've ever said.

FIORINA: You know, one of the things that was going on, I've been a technology executive. I chaired the technology policy institute, and taxation on the internet would be disastrous. People like Tom Campbell were sitting in congress advocating for taxation on the internet. Even Barbara Boxer was right on this issue. The reality is that the only candidate in this primary who supports internet taxation is Tom Campbell.

Source: Hogue News 1380 KTKZ coverage of 2010 CA Senate debate Mar 7, 2010

Post federal budgets on Internet for public comment

Instead of further burdening our economy by adding new taxes, Carly believes our top priority should be finding out how our money is being spent and making sure that we're maximizing every taxpayer dollar. That means posting bills and federal budgets on the Internet so that they're available for everyone to not only see, but also comment on before they become law. And it means eliminating the some $500 billion in well-documented fraud, waste and abuse in the system.
Source: Campaign website, carlyforcalifornia.com Dec 25, 2009

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