Zambia’s plan to impose tax on Netflix sparks row

Zambia’s government has signaled its intention to impose tax on online video streaming service giant Netflix. According to the government international online companies like Netflix do not pay taxes for broadcasting their content. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information Chanda Kasolo is quoted by the BBC as saying that “We want to level the playing field and protect local content. We want to look at ways where companies like Netflix should also start paying broadcasting levy which we call television levy because other television companies are already doing that.” But…

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