Tobin tax

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Spain’s Treasury Collects €209 M Up To September Of The €850 M Expected For The ‘Tobin Tax’

This figure means 24.5% of the €850 M expected to be collected by the government for the whole year, i.e. a quarter of the estimate for the whole of 2021, reported agency Europa Press. On the other hand, in the first half of the year, Spain has received 93 million euros from the first settlement of the Tax on Certain Digital Services, known as the ‘Google tax’, of the 968 million euros expected for this year.


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Tobin tax to have a 10% impact on Spanish equity trading volume (ACF)

MADRID | By Jaime Santisteban | Tobin tax will be in place the beginning of 2016 at the latest despite the UK’s finance industry heavyweight challenge. The Spanish government called it a sensible and cautious measure. Crucial questions such as the level of tax or how to levy are still in the air. 



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Tobin Tax claims first 11 victims

Past performance casts doubts over what European governments will achieve by implementing the Tobin Tax on financial transactions. Funding costs for banks and their clients, though, will surely increase.


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José Sartorius: “Most Spanish employers understand UK’s ‘no’ to the Tobin Tax”

By Jacobo de Regoyos, in Brussels | José Sartorius Álvarez de Bohorques devotes most of his time to his role as a member of the European Economic and Social Committee. He was appointed by the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Organizations CEOE and the Banking Association AEB. Are the Spanish entrepreneurs against the Tobin tax? Well, I have not met with all Spanish entrepreneurs, but the AEB and the CEOE are contrary to the Tobin…



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Vidal-Folch's response to the City of London: "rubbish"

In last Thursday’s edition, the Spanish newspaper El País included in its business pages an opinion piece by journalist Xavier Vidal-Folch about the systematic opposition of the City of London to the Tobin tax. The main thesis of the article is that London is blocking the tax to protect speculators and tax havens. With this idea as the main point, Vidal-Folch reels out facts and reflections, some of which we…


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Vidal-Folch’s response to the City of London: “rubbish”

In last Thursday’s edition, the Spanish newspaper El País included in its business pages an opinion piece by journalist Xavier Vidal-Folch about the systematic opposition of the City of London to the Tobin tax. The main thesis of the article is that London is blocking the tax to protect speculators and tax havens. With this idea as the main point, Vidal-Folch reels out facts and reflections, some of which we…