France to sound out Brussels on alternative to Google Tax

Wednesday 7 September 2011 | 11:59 CET | News
French national digital council CNN will address internet taxation as one of its main priorities over the next few weeks, the independent body's president, Gilles Babinet, told Les Echos. Either the council comes up with a new proposal or deputy Philippe Marini will again table a levy on online advertising, commonly called the "Google Tax". CNN intends to take the debate to Brussels, invoking the principle that businesses operating across Europe be taxed on the basis of their added value from reaching consumers in individual member states, in this case France. Another tax issue is French tax

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