0
General

France adopts 3% digital services tax

Thursday 11 July 2019 | 14:13 CET | News
Update: 11 July 2019 | 14:24 CET
France's Senate has adopted the 3 percent tax on revenues made in France by digital services providers such as Google, Apple, Facebook or Amazon, Le Monde reported. The US govt says it will investigate the tax and make sure it does not unfairly target US companies. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said earlier that while some US companies would certainly be subject to the tax, the legislation is in general aimed at around 30 companies, also from China, Germany, Spain and the UK, as well as from France itself.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?


[11/07/2019 14:24 - Update: added more detail about tax]


Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Facebook / Google
Countries: France / United States / World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Facebook UK paid GBP 28 million in tax in 2018

Published 11 Oct 2019 12:37 CET | United Kingdom
Accounts filed with Companies House show that Facebook's UK operations paid GBP 28 million in tax in 2018, on record UK sales of ...

Amazon, Facebook to start collecting VAT on e-commerce sales in Thailand

Published 11 Oct 2019 09:21 CET | Thailand
The Thai government plans to force online companies such as Amazon and Facebook to collect value-added tax on e-commerce sales, ...

Google to pay EUR 1 bln in tax settlement with French authorities

Published 13 Sep 2019 09:32 CET | France
Google reached an agreement in France on a long-running dispute with the country's tax authorities, which had led to a raid by ...

Amazon fined EUR 4 mln in France for abusive Marketplace contract terms

Published 04 Sep 2019 10:59 CET | France
The French consumer regulator DGCCRF has won a fine of EUR 4 million against Amazon for abusive contract terms for third-party ...

Digital sales tax comes into force in France

Published 26 Jul 2019 08:53 CET | France
Legislation introducing a 3 percent tax on digital sales has come into force in France, following its publication in the ...

G7 ministers concerned about crypto currencies, talk about tech tax

Published 19 Jul 2019 10:40 CET | World
Ministers from the G7, the world's top seven economies, held informal talks in Chantilly, France, and agreed that "stablecoins" ...

US govt orders investigation into France's planned digital services tax

Published 11 Jul 2019 09:33 CET | France | Update: 11 Jul 2019 12:52 CET
The US government has expressed concern about the 3 percent digital services tax proposed by France, Reuters reported. Draft ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
21 Oct Report: Dutch TV-Video Market 2019-Q2
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Netia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Norwegian telecoms market H1 report
24 Oct Smith Micro Q3 2019
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
25 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q4
25 Oct Charter Communications Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items