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UK to use G20 meeting to push for global digital sales tax

Friday 7 June 2019 | 11:16 CET | News
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UK Chancellor Philip Hammond will use a G20 meeting in Japan this weekend to encourage the world's leading economies to introduce a global digital tax on the revenues of online companies such as Amazon, Facebook and Google, Reuters reports.

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