French tax on internet giants could yield 500 million euros per year: Le Maire

Found on Reuters on Monday, 04 March 2019
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Le Maire told Le Parisien newspaper the tax is aimed at companies with worldwide digital revenue of at least 750 million and French revenue of more than 25 million euros.

The paper listed Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (the four so-called “GAFA” companies) but also Uber, Airbnb, Booking and French online advertising specialist Criteo as targets.

How about making them pay the current taxes first, for a start?