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Amazon to raise fees on Spanish vendors due to new digital tax: report

Amazon to raise fees on Spanish vendors due to new digital tax: report

1/22/2021 2:15:00 PM

Amazon to raise fees on Spanish vendors due to new digital tax: report

U.S. tech giant Amazon will raise fees for Spanish companies using its platform to sell their wares in response a digital tax imposed by the government, El Confidencial reported on Friday.

El Confidencial said Amazon would raise fees by 3% from April, citing documents sent by the tech firm to vendors.The online news site added that officials from Amazon had confirmed the digital tax would impact its customers and vendors.From January, Spain started charging a 3% tax on large digital companies’ revenues, dubbed the “Google tax”.

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So consumers are paying more and more taxes in Europe.