The European Fiscal Support Plan in Response to COVID-19 (the Black Swan of European GDP): State Aid and Indirect Tax Measures

In this article, the author examines two areas of fiscal policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis: State aid measures and indirect taxation. The author comments on the sufficiency of these measures and next steps that can and should be taken. Finally, the author looks at how developments in respect of digital technology can impact our response to the crisis.