Chance Miller for 9to5Mac:
Several days ago, the United States announced that it would investigate France's proposed "digital tax" to determine whether it is unfairly directed against US companies. Despite this threat, the French government has approved the tax and continues with it.
The French Senate has approved [a digital tax] despite the threatening threat from the US investigation. The tax is targeted at a digital company, including Apple, with revenues of over $ 750 million, of which at least $ 28 million is generated in France.
About 30 different companies, including Apple, Alphabet, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon, are likely to be affected by the tax, which requires them to pay a 3 percent tax on sales in the country.
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