News: In case some of you have forgotten, please go back and read the agreement you signed before registering on this board.   Continuous attacks on an individual, including revealing who you think a person is or sending Private Messages with threats and attacks, are grounds for removal from the registration listing.  If you can't be civil, go someplace else. Don't discredit your education by showing your "thug" personality.

Author Topic: Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire  (Read 67 times)

Offline Olde Hornet

  • Assistant GM
  • *****
  • Posts: 9,853
  • Karma: +92/-3
    • View Profile
Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire
« on: December 04, 2019, 08:31:44 AM »
Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire

https://www.yahoo.com/news/britains-johnson-backs-digital-tax-081358414.html

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google, putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened retaliation against France over its digital tax plans.

"On the digital services tax, I do think we need to look at the operation of the big digital companies and the huge revenues they have in this country and the amount of tax that they pay," Johnson said on Tuesday, according to a BBC report.

"We need to sort that out. They need to make a fairer contribution."

Johnson's Conservative Party has committed to implementing a digital service tax on the revenue of companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon in its blueprint for government if it wins this month's national election.

Under the plan, tech companies that generate at least 500 million pounds($640 million) a year in global revenue will pay a levy of 2% of the money they make from UK users from April 2020.
Olde Bama State Spirit!
Alabama State University

Offline Olde Hornet

  • Assistant GM
  • *****
  • Posts: 9,853
  • Karma: +92/-3
    • View Profile
Re: Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2019, 06:34:12 PM »
Will he raise tariffs on Europe and the UK?
Olde Bama State Spirit!
Alabama State University

 

Onnidan's HBCUSports Logo
News

 

Support Onnidan

Support the Fan Forum

With all the divisive rhetoric on social media outlets, websites such as ours, especially message boards, are under the watchful eye of the Internet giants. And those giants are coming down hard on sites like this one due to the perception of the need for better "oversight".

We recognize the cultural conflict that exists and over the past few months we've been accused of allowing content in posts/threads that supposedly violates some advertiser's policies. Those threads weren’t an issue in the past, but for some reason, they are an issue now. And we are being penalized (financially) because of it.

As a result we are coming to you directly for your financial support.

The pandemic has financial consequences, especially for Black-owned businesses. Ad revenue is shrinking so we are asking you directly for your financial support. You can use the Cash App and contribute to $onnidan or process your donation through Square

 

 

Powered by EzPortal