The Digital Services Tax (“DST”), nicknamed the ‘Tech Tax’ in the media, will introduce a 2% charge from April 2020 on the revenues (not profits) generated by certain digital businesses from UK user participation. DST brazenly targets the likes of Facebook, Google and other so-called Tech Giants.
Miranda Cass and Julia Cockroft discuss:
- What has been proposed
- How it will work in practice
- Who it targets
- What the key challenges are
- What the wider international implications are
- What the next steps are
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