0
Broadband

UK Chancellor considers online sales tax to help High Street

Tuesday 28 July 2020 | 15:05 CET | News
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering introducing an online sales tax in England and Wales to help protect high street retailers from increasing online competition, reports The Times. The online sales tax could potentially replace business rates. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

More than three quarters of Brits shop online for groceries - study

Published 24 Aug 2020 12:12 CET | United Kingdom
New research from Waitrose shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has turned the UK into a nation of online shoppers, with over three ...

UK govt denies reports it will drop Digital Sales Tax to secure US trade deal

Published 24 Aug 2020 11:25 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has denied weekend press reports that it plans to drop the recently introduced Digital Sales Tax on technology ...

Ericsson joins Pathways Coalition to achieve zero carbon emissions from heavy transport sector by 2050

Published 03 Aug 2020 21:33 CET | World
Ericsson said it has joined The Pathways Coalition of infrastructure, utility, transportation and retail companies aiming to ...

NUJ proposes windfall tax on tech groups to support news media through Covid-19 crisis

Published 17 Apr 2020 15:59 CET | United Kingdom
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the UK government to impose a windfall tax on technology giants to help ...

CCIA expresses disappointment as UK Digital Services Tax comes into force

Published 02 Apr 2020 11:15 CET | United Kingdom
The US Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has reiterated its opposition to the UK Digital Services Tax, which ...

UK govt moves forward with introduction of 2% Digital Services Tax

Published 12 Mar 2020 11:38 CET | United Kingdom
The UK tax office, HMRC, has confirmed the introduction of a new 2 percent digital services tax from 01 April 2020. This will be ...