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Conservatives propose three-per-cent tax on tech giant revenue

The Conservative Party has now specified its plan to make web giants “pay their fair share,” which consists of a three-per-cent tax on revenues of the largest digital companies. The party said in its platform, released late Friday afternoon, that the tax Conservative leader Andrew Scheer first promised...


OECD seeks unified tax regime for web giants

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development will host a public consultation next month on its proposed “unified approach” to the taxation of the world’s biggest tech companies. A document released by the OECD Wednesday ahead of the planned consultations outlines skeletal plans for a...

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