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No global digital tax by end-2020 would mean chaos: France

No global digital tax by end-2020 would mean chaos: France

Published 23/02/2020

RIYADH (Reuters) - Failure to reach a global deal on where and how much to tax digital giants such as Google (GOOGL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O) or [more…]

Japan criticizes U.S. digital tax proposal at G20

Japan criticizes U.S. digital tax proposal at G20

Published 23/02/2020

RIYADH (Reuters) - Japanese finance minister Taro Aso criticized on Sunday a U.S. tax reform proposal that he said could undermine global efforts to agree [more…]

Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eyeing $100 billion boost

Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eyeing $100 billion boost

Published 22/02/2020

RIYADH (Reuters) - Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive “tax optimization” by global digital giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O) and [more…]

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

Published 06/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living. More than 25,000 people have participated in mass [more…]

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

Published 27/09/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union commissioners-designate said the bloc should agree on a digital tax if no deal on the matter was reached at a [more…]

Macron defuses French digital tax row, Trump coy on wine threat

Macron defuses French digital tax row, Trump coy on wine threat

Published 26/08/2019

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - France and the United States reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, though [more…]

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal

Published 26/08/2019

BIARITTZ, France (Reuters) - France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, [more…]

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

Published 27/07/2019

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France’s recent proposal to levy a tax aimed [more…]

Trade acrimony could revive ‘stalled’ farm policy reform: OECD

Trade acrimony could revive ‘stalled’ farm policy reform: OECD

Published 01/07/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - International tensions over trade could have a positive outcome for agriculture by reviving efforts to reform the most ineffective of policies that [more…]

OECD flags growth pick-up in U.S., Japan, Germany, France

Published 08/02/2017

Economic growth appears to be picking up in the United States, Japan, Germany and France, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.

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