MADRID (Reuters) – Amazon will elevate charges for Spanish corporations utilizing its platform by 3% from April after the federal government imposed a digital tax, an organization doc seen by Reuters confirmed.
An Amazon spokesman confirmed the so-called Google tax, which Spain started charging on revenues of enormous digital corporations from Jan. 21, would hit customers of its providers.
International locations world wide are inspecting methods to tax international tech corporations on revenues generated of their economies within the absence of wider settlement on easy methods to deal with their rising function in enterprise and commerce.
The spokesman added that Amazon advocates a world method fairly than taxes imposed by particular person nations.
The Amazon doc confirmed an earlier report by Spanish on-line media El Confidencial.
Amazon introduced an identical transfer in France after the federal government there additionally accredited a “Google tax”.
Reporting by Inti Landauro; Enhancing by Mark Potter and Alexander Smith