Mathieu Michel wants to “lower VAT on the internet from 21% to 6%”: “It’s a basic necessity”

While the arrival of the Romanian mobile operator Digi on the Belgian market should make it possible to reduce household bills by 2023, Mathieu Michel therefore wishes to go further. “Connectivity is at the heart of our lives today,” he told Le Soir. “We need it to access basic public services, private services (banks, etc.), education, telecommuting… It’s a basic necessity. We must equate a fixed internet connection with gas and electricity. If they are both at 6% VAT, there is no reason why the internet connection should not be too”.

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