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Austrian govt to levy own digital tax on internet giants

Wednesday 2 January 2019 | 09:13 CET | News

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Austria plans to introduce a so-called "digital tax", the Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz said in the big interview of the year with Austrian daily Osterreich's Sunday issue. Kurz said the country needs to use the opportunities of digitisation, develop infrastructure and "finally levy a fair tax" on the big internet firms. It will implement its own national measure in addition to the European approach and introduce a digital tax for corporations in Austria, he said.

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Companies: Amazon / Facebook
Countries: Austria
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