Brexit: Trade deal can ‘absolutely be done’ confirms Sajid Javid Sign up to receive our rundown of the day’s top stories direct to your inbox SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Chancellor said Britain would press ahead with a digital service tax in April even as Mr Mnuchin, sitting feet away on the same stage, said such a move could generate “arbitrary” retaliation. Several European nations are considering taxes on search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces to compensate for lost revenues, drawing the ire of the US which claims that such a tax unfairly targets US firms. Mr Mnuchin told a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “International tax issues are very complicated and take a long time to look at. If people want to just arbitrarily put taxes on our digital companies, we’ll consider arbitrarily putting taxes on car companies." Related articles George Osborne unveils 'real Brexit sticking point' Johnson will face Brexit latest: Will the House… Read full this story
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