Washington -- Ending a year-long deadlock on the issue of whether to extend a tax-free ban on Internet access, House lawmakers agreed to replace a more far ranging tax ban with S. 150, a milder version offered up by their Senate colleagues that extends the moratorium on Internet access taxes as well as certain taxes on e-commerce until 2007.

Back in April, prompted by concerns raised by various state and local governments who bemoaned the potential of billions in lost tax revenue as voice communication continues online, the Senate passed S. 150, but has since made several revisions to that measure.

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