Slippery fish: Google, Amazon and an incoming tax levy

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Amazon warehouses are a prime example of the mass consumerism and cost-cutting considered the norm for international digital enterprises

New way of taxing could be inbound for digital giants such as Google, Facebook and Uber.

A proposed levy on the profits of international businesses has won support from crucial crossbenchers in the Australian senate.

The move means there could be a possible vote within weeks on an economic policy worth billions.

Treasurer Scott Morrison confirmed tax targeting of the world’s most popular and profitable companies is inevitable.

However a long-term efficient tax system will need to be global, with the corporation of groups such as the G20.

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