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Le Maire Says Global Tax Deal Must Apply to Amazon, Tech Giants

June 9, 2021, 10:00 AM

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Amazon.com and other tech giants must fall within scope of international tax plan.

  • “Amazon has to be in it, we won’t have a minimal tax on companies of at least 15% so that the biggest digital companies like Amazon are let off,” he said in an interview on RMC Wednesday
  • “Amazon has to be in the scope of a minimum tax,” he said. “France will fight so it’s there.”
  • Part of Amazon’s business like deliveries don’t generate enough profit to qualify, while other operations like for the cloud are very profitable; “The solution ...

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