Officials from the Group of 20 economies agreed recently in Japan to set common international rules meant to stop tax avoidance by the world's biggest tech companies, whose profits have grown far faster than their payments into government coffers. Policymakers need to move quickly to avoid a scenario where a proliferation of unilateral rules disrupts business.
The Nikkei View
G-20 must rise to the challenge of tax rules for the digital age
Inaction on shared standards threatens confusion for multinationals