US industry hits out at UK digital services tax

By |marec 12th, 2020|digital tax, EU, News, UK, US|

Representatives from the US tech industry on Wednesday (11 March) hit out at the UK's plans to introduce a digital services tax from the beginning of April, following a period of uncertainty as to whether the UK would continue with the measures amid at...

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UK to consider opposition to digital tax in pursuit of U.S. trade deal

By |marec 3rd, 2020|digital tax, News, UK, US|

Britain said on Monday (2 March) it would consider opposition to its plan to impose a new digital tax on big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon as part of its ambition to agree a free trade deal with the United States.

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OECD chief: ‘Sánchez government is a response to Spain’s political reality’

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Angel Gurria, Davos 2020, digital tax, News, OECD, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría is one of the most-wanted men in the corridors of the World Economic Forum, held this week in Davos (Switzerland). On Wednesday (22 January) he introduced Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in the forum as “one of the great champions of multilateralism”.

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Davos 2020 diary – day #3

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Brexit, David Sassoli, Davos 2020, digital tax, Donald Trump, News, Pedro Sanchez, Prince Charles, trade tensions, Ursula von der Leyen, US, Volodymyr Zelensky|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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Europeans to pass national digital tax by end 2020 if no OECD deal

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Davos 2020, digital tax, EU digital tax, French digital tax, News, Steven Mnuchin|

Despite of the US threats to impose new tariffs, France, Italy, Spain and the UK said on Wednesday (22 July) that they would move ahead with their national digital tax if there is no agreement at the OECD level by the end of this year

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Trump revives trade battle with Europe with threat to cars

By |januar 23rd, 2020|car tariffs, digital tax, Donald Trump, News, transatlantic relations, Ursula von der Leyen|

US President Donald Trump, fresh from calling a trade truce with China, threatened on Wednesday (22 January) to impose crippling tariffs on European autos unless the EU budges on a transatlantic deal. The European Union talked up hopes for such...

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MEP Axel Voss publishes EU digital manifesto, warns of EU’s ‘digital dependency’

By |januar 22nd, 2020|5G, Axel Voss, China, digital sovereignty, digital tax, European People's Party, Germany, Huawei, News, USA|

Conservative German MEP Axel Voss, also known as the father of the controversial copyright reform, has published a manifesto on European digital policy in which he warns that Europe should not become a "digital colony" of other powers. EURACTIV Germany...

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Talks on digital tax with U.S. remain difficult – France’s Le Maire

By |januar 21st, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, digital services tax, digital tax, EU, News, US|

France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday (21 January) talks with the United States on the taxation of digital companies “remained difficult” despite a pledge from the two countries to avoid a trade war until at least the end of this year.

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Macron backs down on digital tax following Trump’s tariff threats

By |januar 21st, 2020|digital tax, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, News, tariffs, trade wars|

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday (20 January) he had a "great discussion" with US President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries would work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.

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Europe to assess whether US-China deal is WTO compatible

By |januar 17th, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, digital tax, EU-US relations, French digital tax, News, Phil Hogan|

The EU will assess whether a US-China deal to roll back some bilateral tariffs in exchange for increased US imports to China is compatible with World Trade Organisation rules, said Trade commissioner Phil Hogan on Thursday (16 January).

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