Every country wants to start taxation of technology giants such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google. Some of the countries even start to tax such as France, Austria, Turkey, Italy. Of course this is not a new idea for everybody to tax digital companies. Because general opinion is; current tax system does not work for these sort of companies. Because they are international, they are not physically necessarily based in many of the countries where they work which means collecting taxation is not the same is as with the traditional company such as supermarket or construction company. Therefore countries can not tax them properly.
But Turkey at the forefront because of the taxation ratio (%7,5) and also the president of Turkey is authorized to reduce the tax rate to 1% or increase the rate up to 15%.
The Digital Tax will enter into force in the beginning of March 2020.
Companies with digital revenues over
The rate of digital service tax is 7.5%. It will be calculated over revenue generated due to above mentioned services.
Because majority of the companies which pass the above mentioned limits are American.It is estimated that 30 companies will subject to this tax. Such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google. Only one France company Criteo passes these limits. Unfortunately there is no Turkish company.
According to American government this tax is a discrimination to American Companies. Therefore they threat France to put tariffs to French products such as vine, cheese, hand bags, soap etc.
According to the some of the articles from Us newspapers , US Government plan to start investigation Turkey, Austria and Italy related to the digital tax.
One study found that big tech companies in France only pay around % 5 of this digital service tax, % 95 of the tax passes to consumers or smaller business. Because they reflect this tax cost to consumers or smaller business owners.
Contrary to expectations from the digital service tax, it seems that it will not protect domestic technology companies as much as they think and it will only result in more costly services for end users.
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