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O.E.C.D. and European Commission Unveil Proposals on Taxation of the Digital Economy

Volume 5 Number 5    /    Read Article

By José Luis Gaudier (guest author)

Following the release of the O.E.C.D.’s B.E.P.S. Action Plan and the E.U.’s approval of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Package, the taxation of the digital economy continues to be unfinished business in the international tax arena. New O.E.C.D. and the European Commission documents mark a milestone, especially the latter, which include two different approaches. They also highlight the difficulties in achieving a consensus, which seems desirable when implementing measures that increase the tax burden of digital activities. José Luis Gaudier of Cuatrecasas, Barcelona, delves into the O.E.C.D. and the European Commission approaches to taxing the digital economy.    See more →