France Passes Controversial Google, Facebook Tax
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July 11, 20192 min read, 446 words

France Passes Controversial Google, Facebook TaxFrance Passes Controversial Google, Facebook Tax

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Published: July 11, 2019  |  2 min read, 446 words
The legislation will impose a 3 percent levy on tech giants with at least $845 million (750 million euros) in global revenue with sales totaling $28 (25 million euros) in France. France's controversial tech tax is now law. The so-called “GAFA tax” – because it targets companies ...
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July 11, 2019
Fairly brief but good overview regarding the issue of corporate taxation of technology firms in France. Well written from a credible source.
July 11, 2019
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Great Context
July 12, 2019
A short and succinct article that provides just enough context to fully understand the scope of the story.
July 12, 2019
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Balanced
July 12, 2019
This discusses the new French tax law in a pretty balanced way, and drew me in to the topic. This is something I've never thought too deeply about, and this article does a good job of describing the basics.
July 12, 2019
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Investigative
July 11, 2019
This article discusses the new legislation in France, it covers the key components concisely, and offers a counterpoint from a tech industry consortium, and the US government.
July 11, 2019
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Balanced
July 11, 2019
the headline is not click bait - it really is controversial given the nation-state battle!
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