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Britain welcomes U.S. commitment to tax on digital companies

By Reuters

<p><body> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> (Reuters) – Britain welcomes the United States’ renewed commitment to reaching an agreement on how large digital companies are taxed, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, adding such firms should pay tax that reflects their activities. </p> <p>“Reaching an international agreement on how large digital companies are taxed is a priority, and we welcome the U.S.‘s renewed commitment to reaching a solution,” the spokesman told reporters.</p> <p>“It’s crucial that any agreement ensures digital businesses pay tax in the UK that reflects their economic activities,” he added.</p> <p/> <p> (Reporting by Elizabeth Piper and William James, editing by David Milliken)</p> </body></p>