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German politician calls for corporate break-up of U.S. digital tech giants

German Social Democrats (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles has called for the break-up of major U.S. technology companies on Monday to prevent the formation of digital monopolies. Writing in the newspaper Handelsblatt, Nahles urged policymakers to use antitrust regulation to "reign…

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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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EU’s Taxation of the Digital Economy—Fair or Protectionist?

The EU Commission has published two proposals on the taxation of the digital economy and digital business models. Will the reform of corporate tax rules and the second measure of an interim tax lead to a fairer taxation of digital…

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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…