Monday, November 15, 2010

AT&T Strikes Settlement Over Wireless Taxes ….. Directs Users To Settlement Website

AT&T has settled a class action lawsuit claiming that the company charged wireless users certain Internet taxes on their mobile service bills that were in violation of the federal Internet Tax Freedom Act and other laws. On Thursday November 11 AT&T contacted customers, sending them to a website that states users may be eligible for refunds if they paid for smartphone or mobile data services between November 1, 2005 up to and including September 7, 2010. According to the wording of the settlement, AT&T has agreed to prepare and process tax refund claims with the various impacted states and counties.

But don't hold your breath for the money …. It could be a LONG wait.

You can learn more as well as weigh in with comments at Broadband Reports:
AT&T Settlement On Class Action Lawsuit

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