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Taxation of Digital Platforms

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An analysis of the proposals and international implications around taxing digital platforms such as Facebook and Google concludes that the European Commission’s proposed digital services tax (DST) addresses the concerns shared by policy makers: but, says author Marko Köthenbürger (EconPol Europe, ETH Zurich), there should be a more stringent definition of the digital platforms that are subjected to such a tax.