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digital tax

France says it will go ahead with taxing Big Tech if US plays hooky on negotiations

In January, 137 countries, including India, agreed to negotiate tax on tech firms but since tech gains during lockdown, US has backtracked.

18 Jun 2020 6:57 PM

'Hurry up!': G20 urged to speed up tax on tech giants

While there were gaps on exact system, the policymakers agreed there needed to be a global approach to taxing the tech giants.

08 Jun 2019 12:05 PM

EU's Vestager says Europe must lead the way with a digital tax

Lawmakers in France’s National Assembly, France’s lower house of Parliament, will on Monday begin debating a draft national GAFA tax law.

09 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

Pompeo urges France not to approve digital services tax

France and Britain as well as Italy and Spain are pushing ahead with plans for such taxes.

05 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March

European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues.

21 Jan 2019 10:35 AM


France will tax digital giants from 2019 even if no EU-wide agreement

EU finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan.

06 Dec 2018 5:19 PM

Germany says EU should revise, delay digital tax plan

A revised proposal should reduce the scope of the tax and exclude the sale of data and the internet of things.

07 Nov 2018 11:04 AM

EU aims at deal on digital tax by year end

EU governments agree that tax rules should be changed to increase levies on digital services that are currently undertaxed.

05 Sep 2018 8:20 AM

Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, proposed rules earlier this year to make digital companies pay more tax.

24 Jul 2018 2:15 PM