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OECD makes progress on digital tax plans, US calls for optional regime

Friday 31 January 2020 | 10:07 CET | News
Talks on new international tax rules for multinational internet companies made progress in Paris at meetings 29-30 January. The OECD said the aim is to present a final proposal by the end of 2020. However, the US has proposed making it an optional regime. 

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