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France's constitutional council rules against 'Google tax'

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PARIS (Reuters) - France's Constitutional Council has ruled against a fiscal measure dubbed the "Google tax", which was aimed at making it tougher for multinational companies to minimise their tax payments in France. The council's ruling on Thursday comes as the government seeks to make France more attractive for foreign businesses after Britain's decision to leave the European Union. The "Google tax" targeting multinationals that use different countries' tax regimes to reduce tax liabilities had initially been included in France's 2017 budget law, but the government has since said it has ...

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First Published: Fri, December 30 2016. 00:53 IST
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