DISH Network and DIRECTV File Lawsuit in North Carolina, Claiming Sales Tax on Satellite TV Customers is Unconstitutional
Wednesday October 1, 9:00 am ET
Lawsuit, Similar to Ones in Ohio and Tennessee, Seeks to Abolish Tax That Favors Incumbent Cable Operators
RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- DIRECTV, Inc. and EchoStar Satellite Corporation and its DISH Network, the nation's largest providers of satellite TV services, have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina as part of a nationwide campaign to challenge unfair taxing policies that discriminate against satellite TV providers while benefiting local cable TV firms.
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