Buenos Aires Issues ‘Netflix Tax’ on Streaming Media Subscriptions

A 3 percent income gross tax was announced in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Wednesday on foreign companies offering “online subscription services with access to films, TV shows, and other types of audiovisual entertainment broadcasted through the Internet on TV sets, computers and other devices connected to the Internet,” […] Although the resolution doesn’t specify which companies will be affected, the tax, which quickly echoed on Twitter as a “Netflix Tax” could reportedly be charged on services like Amazon Instant Video, Spotify, and iTunes, as well as games purchased on Facebook and online stores for Xbox and Playstation. – Agustin Mango,The Hollywood Reporter
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