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In its desire to make digital giants pay based on where their consumers are, Chicu Government is in step with the European and global trends. However, the new legislation can be rendered toothless if it doesn’t account for extremely transnational nature of the issue in a proper way. Going alone against the companies that rake in colossal revenues by any standards can undermine the efficiency of the whole enterprise and even affect our relationship with the United States. Opportunities to find a more sustainable solution to this conundrum nevertheless remain.
Key words: Republic of Moldova, budgetary process, fiscal policy, digital taxation.
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Author: Vladislav Kaim, member of the UNCTAD Youth Network, and Master Student in Economics at Lund University.
This study was produced in the scope of the project “Fostering the Adoption and Implementation of Key Reforms”, implemented with the support of National Endowment for Democracy. The opinions and the conclusions belong to the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion of National Endowment for Democracy”.