François Ruffin, MP The insubordinate France (LFI) ruled Thursday, December 6 on franceinfo, that the possible introduction of a tax in France on digital giants including Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon (GAFA) was a “excellent news”. Announced by the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, this tax will be implemented from 2019 if the ongoing discussions at European level do not succeed.
“Now, Bruno Le Maire had promised that it would be done at the European level, it was he who committed himself to the European Parliament”, nuanced the elected of the Somme. The parliamentarian then established a direct link between the GAFA tax and the movement of “yellow vests”. “This story, it is obvious that it is at the heart of the crisis of” yellow vests “, he said. “The cheating of some produces discouragement and disgust on the whole, so we need just taxes, which must first of all weigh on the big firms and the richest in this country. but because it will be just fiscally “concluded François Ruffin.