The UK government has set out it’s negotiating objectives to secure a free trade agreement with the USA. The UK Government says that it will put its proposed digital services tax on the table for discussion in upcoming trade talks with the United States.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is currently working for a broad consensus to design a digital tax system reflective of the digitisation of the economy. So, there is broad recognition that reaching a multilateral solution is the best way to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy.
The European Union has sent a confidential letter to G20 asking the International Organisation to work hard in 2020 so as to reach a common tariff rule to tax the tech companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon et Twitter.
Amazon and Flipkart are pushing back against a proposed Indian tax on the online e-commerce market.