Fuels: Why Pump Prices Will Continue to Rise

Geopolitical context, rising national taxes … fuels for the car is expensive for a few weeks, especially if you drive diesel, and it’s not over. 1.40 euro on average for a litre of diesel . Almost a cent more than last week according to France Info . The unleaded SP95 is close to 1.49 euros, an increase of 0.65 cents. While the SP98 …

Taxes, SNCF, NDDL … What to Remember from Emmanuel Macron’s Interview on BFMTV

President Emmanuel Macron gave a very tense river interview on Sunday evening on BFMTV. The main points to remember. Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron gave a television interview in a sometimes electric atmosphere. For more than two hours, the president was subjected to a flood of questions, some of which resembled the questions of a debate and not an interview, by Jean-Jacques …

Tax Exemption for Overtime Restored in 2020, Government Announces

The government spokesman announced Sunday the introduction of tax-free overtime “by 2020”. A campaign promise by Emmanuel Macron. The return of tax-free overtime. The government spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux , confirmed Sunday 11th March, 2018, the return of this flagship measure introduced by Nicolas Sarkozy. Suppressed by François Hollande, she had been promised by Emmanuel Macron. “During the presidential campaign, Emmanuel Macron …

Smoking: The Pack of Cigarettes will Increase by One Euro on 1st March

As part of its national health strategy, the government increases the price of smoking on the 1st March 2018.  Packet of cigarettes increase by one euro and rolling tobacco by two euros. As announced by the government, the price of a packet of cigarettes will experience a new increase.  It will increase by a euro on average and two euros for …

Tax Optimisation: Google has Diverted 16 Billion to Bermuda in 2016

TAX EVASION: The tax optimisation technique of “Dutch sandwich” would have allowed alphabet, the parent company of Google, to save 2.4 to 3.7 billion in taxes in 2016 … In 2016, Alphabet would have made the economy billions of dollars in taxes using a front company and tax optimisation method called “Dutch sandwich” (Dutch sandwich). The parent company Google would …

Taxe d’Habitation: The Assembly Vote the Suppression for 80% of Households by 2020

It was one of the promises of Emmanuel Macron. In 2020, 80% of French households will no longer pay Taxe d’habitation. This was voted by the deputies Saturday 21st October The National Assembly voted on Saturday by 65 votes against 14, of one of the key measures of the 2018 budget, removing in three years, Taxe d’Habitation to …

Tobacco: New Cigarette Prices Change on 15th May

Tobacco prices will rise again, after a mid-March increase in taxes on cigarette packets and the cheapest rolling tobacco, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette on Sunday. The new list prices will come into force on the 15th May. It comes after an order by mid-March from Bercy and the Ministry of Health …