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Maryland passes new tax on internet advertising

Feb 12, 2021
The tax targets tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon and will raise an estimated $250 million. But a legal fight is likely.
The tax is aimed at tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon.
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U.S. walks out on global digital tax negotiations

Jun 18, 2020
The move escalates a trade dispute over how much tech companies can be taxed outside their home countries.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent a letter to to several finance ministers in Europe asking for a pause in negotiations about a digital tax.
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Britain to major tech companies: You do business here, you pay taxes here

Nov 2, 2018
What a "digital services" tax means for Facebook and Google.
 Google's UK Headquarters on November 01, 2018 in London, England. 
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