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Japan’s Aso: Yellen Remarks Are Step Toward Digital Tax Deal

April 6, 2021, 2:45 AM

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s remarks about harmonizing tax rates for corporations among major economies are a step toward a deal that could come by mid-2021 to make taxes on online businesses more uniform, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso says.

  • Discussion are at a late stage, but it will still take some time to finalize an agreement on digital taxation, Aso told reporters in Tokyo
  • NOTE: Yellen Declares End to Trump’s Global Retreat, Eyes Tax Deal

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Emi Urabe in Tokyo at

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