The centre-right EPP have made a last-ditch attempt to narrow the scope of the EU’s proposed Digital Services Tax, in a move that would see streaming services such as Netflix excluded from the proposals. EURACTIV also understands that a contingency of MEPs from the S&D, the Greens and GUE/NGL have proposed to raise the DST rate from 3% to 5%.
“I have never seen a tax proposal with so much wide public support”, Tang told EURACTIV.
“Usually with tax proposals, you see a fairly clear distinction between the political right and left. In this case, there is public support across the political spectrum.”
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