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Donohoe needs to stand firm on EU’s tech tax land grab

4th November, 2018

The British government announced last week that it intended to introduce a levy on tech companies that earn substantial revenues in Britain but pay limited amounts of tax, with the intention of raising £400 million a year by 2020. The so-called digital sales tax faces tough opposition from major technology firms, with Microsoft, Facebook and Google already expressing confusion over the plan.

The move by London could also have significant consequences in Dublin. For a number...

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