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European Commission ready to move on increased tax for internet companies

Friday 22 September 2017 | 09:10 CET | News
The European Commission announced plans for legislation to ensure internet companies operating across the EU are taxed more fairly. The Commission adopted an official communication outlining the issues at stake for EU member states and said it hopes to propose legislation by spring 2018. 

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