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Google says Kenyan digital tax plans risk trade war with other countries

Thursday 22 August 2019 | 10:59 CET | News
Google has warned that Kenya risks trade wars with other countries if it imposes tax on digital transactions, reports Business Daily.  The government has proposed review the law through the Finance Bill 2019, which would impose an income tax on online businesses. Google told Members of Parliament that the amendments are contrary to the international tax system, which requires companies to pay the bulk of their corporate tax in the countries where their products and services are created, as opposed to where they are used.

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Companies: Google
Countries: Kenya
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