Articles Tagged 'Amazon'
France approves digital tax on American tech giants, defying US trade threat
France’s Senate approved a tax on the revenues of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, defying a warning from the President Donald… READ MORE
U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants
The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting… READ MORE
AOC blew Amazon out of New York in 2019 over tax breaks but demanded one for herself in 2012
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who regularly lambastes Republicans over tax cuts and helped scuttle a plan by Amazon to locate in New York City… READ MORE
New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms… READ MORE
France demands that a new digital tax on tech giants should come this year
France will not rest until its plan for an EU-wide digital tax gets approved before the end of the year, the country’s finance minister said… READ MORE
Britain to target online giants with new ‘Digital Services Tax’
“It’s clearly not sustainable, or fair, that digital platform businesses can generate substantial value in the UK without paying tax here in respect of that… READ MORE
Amazon calls Bernie Sanders’ claims of poor worker conditions ‘inaccurate and misleading’ in rare political response
Amazon responded to repeated criticism by Sen. Bernie Sanders Wednesday, saying his claims of poor worker conditions in the company’s fulfillment centers are “inaccurate and… READ MORE
Trump renews call for internet tax, making a veiled threat against Amazon
President Donald Trump repeated an earlier call for an internet tax, in a thinly veiled shot at Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, who owns The Washington Post.… READ MORE
Amazon Considering Allowing Developers Access To Alexa Transcripts
According to the Information, Amazon is considering opening up access to private transcript data from its Alexa devices to third-party developers, raising concerns of privacy… READ MORE
CA lawmakers try slapping $1B annual tax on internet sales
The state of California could collect more than $1 billion a year by taxing Amazon and other online retailers if a bill approved by the Assembly becomes law.
Assemblyman Charles Calderon, a Democrat from Whittier, says his legislation doesn’t impose a new sales tax, but extends one that California should already have been enforcing.
AB155 passed, 47-16, with… READ MORE