Sven Giegold

digital tax

Digital and company tax: European Parliament calls for minimum corporate taxation 

Today, 18/12/19, the plenary of the European Parliament voted on a resolution on digital taxation. Because tech companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook hardly pay any taxes on their profits, the EU Commission presented a proposal for a European digital tax in 2018. While the European Parliament supported this legislative initiative, several European governments, […]


US want to take action against French digital tax: EU must stand united and tax Internet giants in Europe

The US Trade Department announced yesterday that it will analyse the impact of a proposed French law on digital taxation whether the law will unfairly harm US companies. The law focuses on tech giants and will be voted on today in the French Senate, and passed the national Assembly last week. The move by the […]