The Treasury has denied it is considering ditching the £500m digital sales tax first introduced in March, following reports at the weekend.
The government said the digital sales tax was a “proportionate measure” that ensured the likes of Amazon, Facebook and other large, international tech companies “pay their fair share of tax in the UK”.
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