Uber, Booking.com Warn EU Digital Tax Would Create New Costs

Feb. 12, 2021, 4:39 PM

Uber, Booking.com and a number of business groups are urging the EU to take into account existing measures as it considers its own digital tax.

The EU is considering moving forward on its own digital levy as a growing number of countries turn to unilateral measures to capture revenue from tech giants doing business in their jurisdictions. The EU opened a public consultation on its plans in January. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is trying to broker agreement between nearly 140 countries on a global tax overhaul to address digital tax concerns—while the EU has said it will ...

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