Re-sculpting the tax landscape

Rob Mander considers how e-commerce is transforming the global tax landscape and the real estate sector

Since the 1950s, international trade and travel have increasingly become a familiar part of our everyday lives, and innovations in technology have meant that borders are less of a barrier than ever. While the digitalisation of global commerce was already gathering pace, the Covid-19 pandemic has undeniably accelerated the shift from conventional brick and mortar businesses to online services. This comes as more consumers are now inclined to shop online to reduce their exposure to Covid-19.