Lobbying Relationship

Client

Expedia, Inc.

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Lobbying firm

ALSTON & BIRD, LLP

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  • Taxation of online travel companies.
  • Taxation of online travel companies; and Department of Justice review of ITA acquisition.

Duration: to

General Issues: Taxation/Internal Revenue Code, Travel/Tourism

Spending: about $610,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2009: House of Representatives, U.S. Senate

Bills mentioned

H.R.4853: Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act...

Sponsor: James L. Oberstar (D-Minn.)

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Robert C. Jones Counsel, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Counsel Senate Approps
Paul Martino Counsel, Sen. Comm. on Commerce Science and Transportation
Timothy Hogan Legislative Aide, Senator Tom Daschle; Senate Finance
Carolyn Smith Assoc. Dep. Chief of Staff & Leg. Coun., Joint Comm. on Tax.
Stephanie Kennan Sr. Health Pol. Adv'r, Sen. R. Wyden
Robert J. Dole U.S. Senator (Kansas)
Bill Anaya Legislative Assistant, Rep. John D. Dingell
Mark Rayder Legislative Assistant, Rep. T. Latham; Leg. Assistant, Rep. R. Frelinghuysen District Rep. D. Gallo

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Registration
Q3 Report

Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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