On 21 March 2018, the Commission presented its proposal establishing rules at EU level to ensure the fair and effective taxation of the digital economy. JRC scientists have supported the package by providing data and estimates on corporate profit allocation of Web companies and by analysing the macroeconomic impact of the proposal.
The 2 proposals are now open for feedback.
Read our inaugural OPP Trade blog post from Wednesday evening’s Rasmussen Global discussion on global trade and investment.
The European Commission has today proposed new rules to ensure that digital business activities are taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way in the EU. The measures would make the EU a global leader in designing tax laws fit for the modern economy and the digital age.
Liberal and Democrat MEPs have this evening welcomed the expected announcement by the European Commission tomorrow of a new “Digital Tax”, targeting large multinational digital companies, aimed at ensuring they are taxed based on where they generate revenue, rather than where they have their regional headquarters.