A data tax for a digital economy

Where does a company consume publicly-provided goods, and hence where should taxes on it be applied? What is a suitable definition of sales tax when the users of a data-driven internet platform use it without monetary fees? What is a suitable definition of value-added when users are not customers of a platform but whose transaction data on the platform is being harvested for profit?

Should the digital economy pay monetary taxes or should we actually be thinking about paying taxes in the form of data on top of which others might build competing, complementary, new or public good services: a data tax? Check out a short opinion piece of mine.

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IDSC of IZA Workshop: Matching Workers and Jobs Online – New Developments and Opportunities for Social Science and Practice

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Emerging Labour Market Data Sources towards Digital Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

PARIS21 (2018), “Emerging Labour Market Data Sources towards digital TVET”,
PARIS21 Discussion Paper, No. 13, Paris.

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Toll Index June 2018

The Toll Index has been widely covered in national and international press (selection):

 

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