Digital Transition Tax Policy

Do robots dream of paying taxes? (Rebecca Christie, Bruegel)

Robot taxes embody the more futuristic challenges of managing automation and legacy workers. As machines and artificial intelligence take on more roles that used to be performed by humans, policymakers and technologists are assessing the costs this transition imposes and what parts of society will pay them. A robot tax on companies that replace employees with automated systems is easy to dismiss in its most simplistic forms but should be considered in the context of managing the next industrial revolution.

Do robots dream of paying taxes? | Bruegel