UK Treasury prepares to launch online sales tax: The Telegraph

Treasury officials have accelerated work on a new e-commerce tax

  
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves a hotel to take part in the annual Conservative Party conference, in Manchester, Britain, October 5, 2021.

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves a hotel to take part in the annual Conservative Party conference, in Manchester, Britain, October 5, 2021.

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British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak is stepping up plans for an online sales tax, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.

Treasury officials have accelerated work on a new e-commerce tax and are examining the details of a potential levy, including what goods and services will be covered, the report added citing sources.

(Reporting by Sabahatjahan Contractor in Bengaluru; Editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise) ((Sabahatjahan.Contractor@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780 outside the U.S. +918067492635;))


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