Doubts and disagreements ahead of EU digital tax talks

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels will try to push forward a legislative proposal, which has met resistance from Ireland, for a 3 per cent levy on the European sales of companies with a global annual revenue of €750 million or more

6th November, 2018
European Commssioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici unveiled plans for a digital tax earlier this year. Pic: Getty

A scrap among European Union countries over a proposed tax on tech giants is set to resume today, when finance ministers try to strike a balance between luring business and addressing popular discontent about companies not paying their fair share.

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels will try to push forward a legislative proposal for a 3 per cent levy on the European sales of companies with a global annual revenue of €750 million or more,...

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