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Digital 20-09-2017

Commission ponders a tax on online sales

The Commission will suggest on Wednesday (20 September) alternatives to tax companies operating on Internet, including a withholding tax on online sales of non-resident companies or a levy on revenues coming from digital services or advertising, according to a document seen by EURACTIV.
Economy & Jobs 13-09-2017

Estonia pushes fair taxation plan for web giants in Europe

A precondition for making online companies such as Amazon and Google pay taxes where they are due is to affirm the principle of "virtual permanent establishment", whereby digital firms pay taxes in countries where they have a "significant digital presence", said EU presidency holder Estonia.
A woman carries a placard with the likeness of Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as thousands of Hungarians protest against perceived corruption at the country's tax authority and lack of wider democratic freedoms, in Budapest, 9 November 2014 [Reuter
Elections 10-11-2014

Hungarian protests show growing opposition to Orbán

Thousands of Hungarians demonstrated against alleged corruption at the country's tax authority and for wider democratic freedoms in Budapest yesterday (9 November) in the latest protest to rock the country.
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Digital 31-10-2014

EU welcomes Orban’s scrapping of Internet tax

The European Commission on Friday welcomed Hungary's decision of scrapping plans to impose a tax on Internet traffic.
Viktor Orbán [European People's Party/Flickr]
Elections 31-10-2014

Hungary will shelve Internet tax plan for now, Orbán says

Hungary will shelve plans to introduce a tax on internet data traffic that has generated big protests over the past week, and will revisit regulating and taxing money made online next year, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said today (31 October).