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The UK hopes that any global deal on a minimum corporate tax rate would seek the large tech companies to pay their fair share of tax, Reuters reports, citing a British Finance Ministry source on Thursday.

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“Our consistent position has been that it matters where tax is paid and any agreement must ensure digital businesses pay tax in the UK that reflects their economic activities.”

“We welcome the US renewed commitment to tackling the issue and agree that minimum taxes might help to ensure businesses pay tax – as long as they are part of that package approach.”

This comes a day ahead of an online meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bankers.

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