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Italian lower house cuts 'web tax' rate to 3%

Tuesday 19 December 2017 | 09:26 CET | News
Italy's lower house has proposed to lower the rate applied in the new 'web tax' approved by the country's Senate from 6 percent to 3 percent, reports Ansa. A new amendment presented to the lower house's budget commission by lawmaker Francesco Boccia, a member of the ruling Democratic Party, proposes to half the tax on digital transactions and to exclude e-commerce from the list of taxable services. Boccia said the web tax at 3 percent would still bring in revenues of ''about EUR 190 million''. The measure is part of 12 amendments including a ''digital package'' concerning new rules on the

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