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Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire

Reuters Wednesday, 4 December 2019
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.
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Britain is to press ahead with a digital services tax, even after a similar measure in France led the U.S. to threaten punitive tariffs. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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