Philippines ponders SMS levy
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 21/09/2009 10:41
... The parliament in Manila is planning to implement an excise tax on text messages in a desperate attempt to narrow the country's budget deficit this year.
A bill in the house of representatives is seeking a tax of five centavos ($0.001) on every message sent by a mobile phone.
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