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Boris Johnson proposes taxing FAANGs technology giants

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 6, 2019
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income.
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“I think it's deeply unfair that high street businesses are paying tax through the nose... whereas the internet giants, the FAANGs - Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google - are paying virtually nothing,” Johnson said at a leadership hustings event in York, northern England.

“We've got to find a way of taxing the internet giants on their income, because at the moment it is simply unfair.”