VAT news tagged as "Digital taxes"

France

French internet & games consoles tax proposal

April 5th, 2016

The French Senate last month proposed introducing a €9 annual tax on subscribers to internet services. This tax would be collected by the major internet service providers, which is primarily the state-owned Orange. It also wants to charge a 2% levy on the sales of TVs and games consoles. The tax would only be temporary, …


Europe

EU joins debate on digital taxation

June 2nd, 2014

The European Commission’s Expert Group on the taxation of digital goods and services issued its latest thinking on options to enable member states to capture their fair share of taxes on services provided to into their markets from international digital groups such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Skype. Some of the key points put forward …