The Latino Coalition Urges Congress to Support Internet Tax Freedom Act

Dec 10, 2015, 17:00 ET from The Latino Coalition

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), one of the largest membership and advocacy organizations for Latino-owned small businesses, issued the following statement today regarding Permanent Extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act:

The Latino Coalition encourages the swift passage of the spending bill before the House and Senate that includes language to make the Internet Tax Freedom Act a permanent fixture.  A tax-free internet is essential for economic growth, development and innovation.  Any measure designed to protect consumers from unnecessary and harmful fees that impede access to the internet should be quickly adopted," said Allen Gutierrez, National Executive Director of the Latino Coalition.

This measure is a testament to bipartisan cooperation and will make permanent the moratoriums that protect consumers, taxpayers, and a free and open internet.  The Latino Coalition urges its immediate adoption.

ABOUT THE LATINO COALITION- The Latino Coalition (TLC) was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies solutions relevant to Latinos.  TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico.  Established to address and engage on key issues that that directly affect the well-being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to create and promote initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance and empower overall business, economic and social development for Latinos.  Visit


SOURCE The Latino Coalition