Seventeen "small" taxes will disappear by 2021, announced Bercy

Seventeen “Small” Taxes will Disappear by 2021

BUDGET: These taxes are judged to be low yield They concern driving licenses, vaping products or food trucks and will soon no longer exist. Seventeen taxes deemed low yield will disappear by 2021, said Wednesday the Ministry of Economy and Finance, confirming information Le Figaro. In detail, 13 taxes will disappear next year and four more in 2021. Less than 100 million […]

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Yellow Vests demand an immediate freezing of fuel prices

Fuel Prices: “Yellow Vests” Demand “Immediate Freezing” of Prices

FUEL PRICES: The surge in oil prices following the attack on facilities in Saudi Arabia raises fears of a rapid rise in fuel prices at the pump Faced with the possible surge in oil prices , following the attack on facilities in Saudi Arabia, the collective ”  Yellow Vests citizens” called Tuesday for an “immediate freeze” of fuel […]

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750 million euros for emergencies: the 12 measures proposed by the government

750 Million Euros for Emergencies: 12 Measures Proposed by the Government

On Monday 9th September 2019, Health Minister Agnès Buzyn detailed a vast plan for emergency services on strike for almost six months, Accused by the unprecedented strike affecting the emergency services for nearly six months, the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn detailed Monday 9th September 2019 a “refoundation pact” of 750 million euros over three years, but not providing […]

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After a gloomy start to the year, tourists return to France

Tourism in France: Attendance Up After a Gloomy Start to the Year due to “Yellow Vests”

REBOUND: Tourist attendance across France has increased, all types of accommodation combined, both thanks to foreign customers and that of the French Tourist attendance rebounded in the second quarter in France, all types of accommodation combined, after a decline early in the year related to the social movement of ” yellow vests  “, which had particularly affected the Ile-de-France, according to the […]

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HSBC Bank pays 300 million euros to close a money laundering investigation

HSBC Bank Pays 300 Million Euros to Close a Money Laundering Investigation

In Belgium, the Swiss branch of the HSBC bank, suspected of helping hundreds of customers to deceive the state, has agreed to pay a record fine in the country. The Swiss subsidiary of HSBC Bank has accepted in Belgium a financial penalty of nearly 300 million euros to close a criminal investigation opened in 2014 for “serious tax […]

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La Poste: The Price of Red and Green Stamps will Increase by 10% in 2020 1

La Poste: The Price of Red and Green Stamps will Increase by 10% in 2020

La Poste has announced that the red stamp will increase from 1.05 to 1.16 euro, and the green stamp, the most used, from 88 to 97 euro cents, from 1st January 2020. On 1st January 2020, the rates of mail (+ 4.7%) and packages (+ 2%) will further increase at La Poste. “Tariff adjustments”, explains the group in a statement: “This evolution makes […]

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Netflix attracted far fewer subscribers than expected in the second quarter.

Big Disappointment for Netflix that No Longer Attracts so Many Subscribers

Netflix, the streaming platform has only registered 2.7 million new paid subscriptions between April and June 2019, where it expected five million, and it even lost in the United States. Online video giant Netflix suffered an unexpected setback in the second quarter, attracting far fewer new subscribers than expected, just as the competition intensified. The sanction was immediate on […]

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Libra, the cryptocurrency of Facebook

Libra: Washington Launches a Warning to Facebook against its Cryptocurrency

DIGITAL CURRENCY: The US government is afraid that this virtual currency, Libra by Facebook will be used to launder money or finance terrorism The US government is not totally excited about Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency. On Monday, Donald Trump’s finance minister, Steven Mnuchin, issued a warning to Facebook about his virtual currency project, fearing that Libra would be used for the wrong reasons. “The Treasury […]

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The French Ministry of Finance has received more than 11 million euros from Apple. -

Apple Pays More than 11 Million Euros to French Tax Authorities

TAXATION: The taxation of US internet giants, such as Apple is a recurring issue of conflict between these companies and the French State Apple goes to checkout. The group paid 11.94 million euros to the French tax authorities, in addition to another payment of 576 million euros already made public last February, according to information from the Express / Expansion confirmed from […]

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