With lobbying regarding an online sales tax continuing, it seems the UK government remains unwilling to commit itself to any action yet. News this week suggested it could wait until the autumn before making a decision.
France will require online technology giants to pay a new "digital tax" on their 2020 earnings, the finance ministry said Wednesday, despite Washington's warning that it could retaliate with new tariffs on French impo...
The European Union should press ahead with plans for a bloc-wide digital tax in case global talks at the OECD to rewrite international tax rules fail, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday.
Negotiators from nearly 140 countries will ask Washington this week to reaffirm political support for global rules to tax digital giants after the coronavirus and looming U.S. elections stalled the process.
France accused the United States on Wednesday of seeking to undermine international talks to update cross-border taxation for the digital age and urged Europe to prepare an EU tax if the negotiations fail.
The United States on Friday unveiled heavy import duties on France in retaliation for the country's tax on American tech giants, but will hold off on collecting the fees to allow time for the dispute to be resolved.
France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Amazon and Google was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no deal was reached by year-end.
Thailand on Tuesday approved a draft bill requiring foreign digital service providers to pay a value-added tax, becoming the latest country in Southeast Asia to seek to boost tax revenues from global tech companies.