MEP proposes a pan-European tax solution for online sales

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MEP proposes a pan-European tax solution for online sales


International taxation rules were agreed in the 1920s and do not take into account the internet-related problems we are facing now, according to Kaja Kallas, an Estonian member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Group in the European Parliament. She says this is a big issue for online companies in the European Union.

As explained in her blog, there is a solution. It’s the creation of a pan-European technical solution through which businesses can pay their VAT without ...


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