Taxing the digitalising economy: A critical development challenge
The Institute of Development Studies asked us to reflect on the question: “What are the critical global challenges of our time?” Martin Hearson, who leads our international tax research programme, shared his thoughts:
This week @IDS_UK asked us to share our thoughts on #GlobalDevTrends🌍
Our Research Fellow @martinhearson says a critical trend is the #digitalisation of the economy & the reform process underway to tax multinational business, incl. ensuring developing countries get a fair share. pic.twitter.com/LddJx0tENu
— International Centre for Tax and Development (@ICTDTax) July 25, 2019
Share your views with the hashtag #GlobalDevTrends.
Learn more on the need for international tax reform to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Martin’s piece “Fair tax for Development.”
Also, read his piece with Rasmus Christensen analysing the ‘Digital Tax Wars’ in The Washington Post: “Europe is targeting Big Tech with new taxes. It’s straining the transatlantic alliance.”