Calls on the US government for protection
After refusing to pay tax in Europe for ages, Big Tech is so upset by the French demanding a piddling three percent on profits that it is asking for the US government to help.
Rockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past decade, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive.
Nasty roast beef eating Americans we strike you roughly with a baguette
France’s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook -- and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit.
Looks like they will finally pay a bit of tax – eventually
The group of 20 finance ministers - the G20 - agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.
Must be cheaper not to pay
Search engine Google is paying the EU more in fines than it does in tax.
Although it is a question of who surrendered to whom
US technology giant Apple said it had reached a deal with France to pay an undeclared amount of back-dated tax however no one seems to be saying how much it paid.
First head rolls under GDPR rules
French regulators have fined Google nearly $57 million for violating Europe’s strict new data privacy rules.
Even Apple will pay tax
President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump suggested he could place a 10 percent tariff on smartphones and laptops imported from China, he said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.
Denmark, Ireland and Sweden block French moves
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's efforts to get the European Union colleagues around a new tax on tech giants have stalled.