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Digital Services Taxes: The International Experience and Relevance for the Russian Federation

https://doi.org/10.17803/2313-5395.2021.2.16.314-330

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Abstract

The article deals with the problems arising in connection with the taxation of the digital economy, using the example of the proposals of the OECD and the EU on the introduction of a tax on digital services, as well as unilateral measures of national states in the area of taxation of the digital economy (on the example of the French digital tax). The main question for the study is whether unilateral measures imposing taxes on digital services represent a suitable solution to the tax problems that arise in connection with digitalization. Based on the legal analysis of both the EU Law provisions and domestic legal reality the author substantiates conclusions as applied to the Russian Federation.

About the Author

K. A. Ponomareva
Dostoevsky Omsk State University
Russian Federation

Karina A. Ponomareva - Cand. Sci. (Law), Associate Professor, Department for State and Municipal Law

50 Let Profsoyuzov St., 100/1, Omsk 644077



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Ponomareva K.A. Digital Services Taxes: The International Experience and Relevance for the Russian Federation. Kutafin Law Review. 2021;8(2):314-330. https://doi.org/10.17803/2313-5395.2021.2.16.314-330

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