Paul Tang

Member of the European Parliament in the Socialists and Democrats Group. He is a co-rapporteur on a common corporate tax base and has written a report in which he calls for taxation on digital activities to be included in an EU framework.

Biting through: tackling the power of big tech

Europe must bring the power of the large, often American, online platforms under democratic control. That is the promise made by EU commissioners Margrethe Vestager and Thierry Breton in their Digital Services and Markets Acts published on 15 December. Those proposals do not go as far as the announcement by the US competition authority to …

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Why Facebook should be taxed and how to do it

Large companies currently have a whole range of opportunities for tax avoidance, to the benefit of a few shareholders and at the expense of many taxpayers.

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