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 …

Increasing Taxes on the Cheapest Cigarettes

TOBACCO: This change corresponds in a cigarette in an increase of between 10 and 20 cents per pack to those currently sold at 6.50 euros … New higher taxes on cigarette packets and the cheapest rolling tobacco. The government has increased the “minimum tax” on these products via a decree published Friday in the Official …

CETA: The Free Trade Agreement of Canada and Europe in Six Points

The European Parliament will vote Wednesday on the Economic Agreement with Canada, which has been negotiated over five years. This text, which aims to increase trade by 25%, could be applied very quickly. It plans to lower tariffs. With some notable exceptions. What is CETA? The economic global and commercial Agreement known as CETA (Comprehensive economic …