EU to levy three per cent turnover tax on Uber, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Airbnb and other US tech giants

Sooraj Shah
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EU to demand tax from technology and internet giants based on where their customers are

The European Union is planning to hit major US internet and technology companies, including Google, Facebook and Amazon, with a three per cent tax on their turnover under a draft proposal by the Eu...

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