Keyword: digital tax

France's digital minister says tax on big tech is just the start

Cédric O says French will not back down on levy despite US threats of trade war and that tax is just tip of the iceberg in terms of new regulations needed to deal with powerful tech giants.

US and France reach compromise on digital tax

Under deal, France would repay firms difference between its own digital tax and whatever taxes come from planned mechanism from the OECD.

Amazon to make French businesses pay for new digital tax

US e-commerce giant Amazon has said it will offset the cost of France's new tax on profits made by online sales of large tech companies by raising fees for French businesses that use its platform to find customers, warning that 'this could put smaller French firms at a competitive disadvantage to their peers in other countries'.

France to introduce digital tax in new year

France had been pushing for Commission to agree EU-wide measures by end of 2018 but countries such as Sweden and Finland were against.