With a new Skill piloted by the DVLA, UK motorists that have devices with Amazon's Alexa are able to obtain tax and MOT information about their vehicles by reading out the registration number.
Russia's central bank is formulating legislation which should go through the Duma next month. The law will propose that bitcoins be taxable and monitored with reporting systems in place.
Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has unveiled a public database which documents how the government spends every cent of the taxpayer's money.
Apple has recently come under fire from authorities, as well as the public in New Zealand, for selling products worth $4.2 billion NZD in the country, and yet paying no local taxes.
South Carolina lawmakers have tabled a draft amendment that would see new computers blocked from accessing pornography. But there's a caveat; you'll be able pay $20 to unblock the whole filthy web.
Facebook tax figures have been released and they show that despite making £2.9 billion globally, it only paid £4.1 million to the UK tax man. The low figure is still much higher than last year.
This week saw Apple officially lambasted by the European Commission over its European tax affairs. Today, Tim Cook responds directly, addressing the matter via Ireland's national broadcaster.
According to the company's co-founder, Apple should be paying its fair share in taxes. This, after allegations from both the EU and US that the company has been dodging billions in owed taxes.
An overhaul of Facebook's reporting and tax affairs means that it will soon be paying millions more in tax to the UK in comparison to previous years where it paid almost nothing.
The Russian government wants to force US technology companies like Apple and Google to pay taxes on apps and services sold online. It also wants to ban Windows from government machines.
Google has agreed to pay the UK government around $180 million in back taxes. However, critics says Google owes a lot more with the company paying taxes at less than 3% compared to the normal 20%.
Online shoppers in Australia were able to get lots of items for lower prices thanks to lack of taxes. But that may soon come to an end and almost everything online may be at least 10% more expensive.
Ahead of a major election, the UK government is proposing a 25% tax on technology companies that transfer their profits off-shore in an effort to avoid paying higher local taxes.
The Spanish parliament passed a law on the 30th of October which will impose a new charge on news aggregators like Google News. Dubbed the 'Google Tax', this law has caused mixed reactions worldwide.
The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed.
A parliamentary committee has found that Australian consumers pay 66% more than the rest of the world for Microsoft products. They also pay, on average, 50% more for hardware and software.
Apple have avoided paying almost $10 billion in tax due to a stock buyback deal which was paid for with 'debt' rather than cash in hand, according to a new report published today.
Microsoft owes the Danish government $1 billion in tax from their $1.3 billion purchase of Navision, later rebranded Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Navision nets Microsoft $1.8 billion in revenue annually.
It has been revealed that Facebook will get a refund of $500 million on tax payments, despite making $1.1 billion profit in 2012, according to a report by the Citizens for Tax Justice.
As Nokia readies its Windows Phone 8 launch in India, tax officials have raided one of its factories and offices, amid allegations that the company has evaded tax payments there, amounting to $545m.
Microsoft is the latest company that is reportedly avoiding to pay UK taxes using a legal loophole through Luxembourg. Microsoft is said to be avoiding £159 million worth of tax every year.
The FCC is considering a tax on broadband Internet services that would fund expansion of high-speed Internet access in the country for the 19 million Americans without access.
Earlier this morning a website out of Australia made a bold claim that it was going to charge a tax to IE7 users for the increased cost in developing for supporting that platform, well, they lied.
Australian online retailer Kogan has had enough with people using old and unsupported browsers, so they have slapped a 6.8% tax on anyone using Internet Explorer 7 unless they upgrade
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Revealed this week, a tax increase of 50p may become law for UK taxpayers that will go towards a fund to fuel growing development for the infrastructure of Internet networks throughout Britain. Appearing as part...
As part of their plans to modernise the state's tax code, North Carolina legislators are considering introducing digital download tax charges. According to reports, such a measure could increase revenue by up to $12m,...
New York Internet shoppers, take note: in five weeks, sales tax-free shopping will end on many Web sites thanks to rewritten state rules that are trying to force Internet retailers to collect. For years, retailers...