Tax Google, Apple, Facebook or Amazon. Thursday, December 6, the Minister of the Economy announced that France will do it alone from 2019. “At the national level, we will tax the digital giants if the European states do not take their responsibilities“, warned Bruno Le Maire on the set of 4 Truths of France 2. Tax these giants Americans who pay very little tax in France, it is one of the claims of” yellow vests “.
In concrete terms, the State could deduct a percentage of the turnover generated in France by these digital companies. But with a mechanism to protect small businesses in the sector, such as start-ups, which would not be taxed. Contacted, most GAFA did not wish to comment on the government project. Only answer from Facebook, which ensures pay taxes in all countries where it is installed.
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