Why are politicians still terrified of taxing Netflix? - News Summed Up

Why are politicians still terrified of taxing Netflix?


Stephen Harper made it next to impossible heading into the 2015 election for any political party to propose a tax on Netflix, Google and other foreign online services. Four years ago, the Conservatives sent out an ad blast featuring Harper saying that only his party "could be trusted not to bring forward a new Netflix tax." The answer from the federal Liberals on the question of taxing digital services, then and now, has been a resounding 'no'. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper effectively shut down debate on taxing online services like Netflix during the 2015 election. (Twitter)Quebec was the first province to charge the PST on foreign digital sales.


Source: CBC News May 16, 2019 07:52 UTC



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