No progress: America does not want to talk more about the digital tax

The United States has cancelled the negotiations with representatives of the European Union about a proposed digital tax. Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin ha

No progress: America does not want to talk more about the digital tax

The United States has cancelled the negotiations with representatives of the European Union about a proposed digital tax. Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin have made the decision, said the American trade representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday. "We have made no progress," he said during a hearing before Congress.

A spokeswoman for the Finance Ministry declined to comment. Previously, the "Financial Times" had reported, Mnuchin had. in a letter dated 12 In June, France, Spain, the UK and Italy for a suspension of talks asked.

America and several EU member States argue for months about the introduction of a digital tax. This is mainly directed against American corporations such as Google or Amazon who do not need to pay tax on their sales, often where they are generated.Mnuchin has car duties is threatened, should be imposed in unfair digital control.

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 11:20

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