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Canada must go beyond OECD’s proposals to tax tech giants, parties say

Angel Gurria, general secretary of the OECD, presents the organization's annual economic outlook in Paris in May 2019
Angel Gurria, general secretary of the OECD, presents the organization's annual economic outlook in Paris in May 2019 Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty
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The OECD has proposed a historic shake-up of the global corporate taxation system in a bid to ensure Big Tech and other multinationals pay more taxes, but two of Canada’s main political parties say the measures don’t go far enough.

The proposals, unveiled Wednesday after months of negotiations, are aimed at preventing large companies from reducing their taxes by claiming profits in lower-tax countries.

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