Asda, Asos and Amazon warn online sales tax could do more harm than good

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Executives from major retailers met with financial secretary to the treasury Lucy Frazer last week to warn of the potential impact of an online sales tax.

Asda is understood to have told the government that introducing the duty would harm retailers and shoppers who are already struggling with inflation.

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