US retaliation over digital service tax “entirely predictable”
Christopher Snowdon writes for The Telegraph
Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail
Julian Jessop quoted in The Telegraph
The US believes the DST is discriminatory towards US tech companies as the tax mainly impacts giants like Amazon, Google and Apple. IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop responded to the news saying: “This was entirely predictable. These taxes largely impact US-based firms and the US has a strong case that they are a form of discriminatory tariff in breach of WTO rules”.
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