$2 Low end of what Verizon plans to add to DSL service as a “regulatory fee” [superscript]1
$12 billion Estimated amount that states collect from taxes on traditional voice services [superscript]2
$1.25 billion Amount Verizon set aside for income taxes in its 2003 annual report [superscript]3
$51.7 million Number of federal tax returns filed via electronic means as of April 13 [superscript]4
4/11 Date of Taxpayer Independence Day 2004, the day that marks how long into the year the typical American must work to pay federal, state and local taxes [superscript]5
Sources: [superscript]1 Verizon; [superscript]2 National Governor’s Association; [superscript]3 Verizon; [superscript]4 Internal Revenue Service; [superscript]5 The Tax Foundation
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