No surprise there, really.

GamePolitics is reporting that the ECA has come out against the proposed New Mexico game tax.

Earlier this week GamePolitics reported on a New Mexico proposal which would impose a 1% sales tax on video games and TV sets.

The Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA) has now issued a statement in opposition to the New Mexico tax:

The Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA) is opposed to the legislation proposed by the New Mexico Sierra Club. It’s unconstitutional to target video games with a special tax that would unduly burden gamers, leaving out other forms of entertainment media like movies, music and books.

This proposed tax would also stifle trade and disproportionately impact generations X and Y, who are increasingly becoming more politically aware and vocal.

Read more at GamePolitics.

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016