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How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy

Jeff Paine says governments in Southeast Asia are keen to capitalise on the opportunity presented by the digital economy, but their rush to regulate data flows and storage will hit start-ups and small local firms hard. Southeast Asia is one…

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Tax Department’s Consultation On Digital Taxation May End Up Being An Academic Exercise, Experts Say

Technology giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Alibaba and other such digital companies derive considerable value from a large user base. For instance, some digital companies sell user data for targeted advertising. It’s this value that nations now want to tax.…

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Difficult and contentious: taxing the digital economy (Australia)

Accountants have been urged to keep a lookout for significant changes to the tax environment as the government considers options for taxing the digital economy. In Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget address, he noted how the government’s crackdown on multinationals had…

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European Commission – Fair Taxation of the Digital Economy

On 21 March 2018, the European Commission proposed new rules to ensure that digital business activities are taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way in the EU. What is the Commission proposing? The Commission has made two legislative proposals: The…

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Digital Tax Proposals Produce New Discord in the EU

The European Union is preparing to debate the way corporate taxes are calculated and paid. In the coming months, the European Commission and large EU countries like Germany and France will present proposals to change regulations that currently allow companies,…