[nycbug-talk] taxing free software

G. Rosamond george
Mon Jan 31 11:06:42 EST 2005

On Jan 31, 2005, at 10:45 AM, Daniel Krook wrote:

>> Anybody heard of this before?  It seems completely ridiculous.  Why 
>> not
>> tax tap water at the rate of the cost of a Pepsi. . .?
> That does seem ridiculous.  At what point would the taxes be collected?
> There's no transaction or record of transfer of payment that a VAT 
> would
> apply to.  Even if there was an audit of a large company's value, how
> would they apply the tax, one time and at what point?

Apparently they have inspectors visiting workplaces to check. . .

> Did the admin you talk too provide any details about how taxation 
> would be
> carried out?  Has he experienced this first hand?

He has experienced it. . .

I'll try to get him on the list . ..


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