PRAGUE – Trade war due to digital tax?

According to EURACTIV.cz’s partner, Hospodářské noviny, the US has threatened the Czech Republic with tariffs on Czech goods in the event that parliament adopts a 7% digital tax on Google, Facebook and other giants. 

The Czech government’s proposal of a 7% digital tax will be discussed next week in parliament. Finance Minister Alena Schillerova (ANO, RE) said at yesterday’s ECOFIN meeting that she had no information about US demands related to the Czech tax and that she did not expect such measures from it. (Aneta Zachová | EURACTIV.cz)

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