France wants to control tax evasion in the European E-commerce

Fleur Pellerin (Fleur Pellerin), the digital economy minister of France considers that it is necessary to accelerate  measures to harmonize taxation applicable to online commerce sites.

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Fleur Perrelin reported that the French government is in discussion with the European partners need to accelerate the timetable for the introduction of measures to harmonize taxation of e-commerce in Europe. “Different VAT rates in different countries create unequal conditions for competition,” – he said. “We do not have to wait until 2019,” when the period of eligibility expires and immediately impose a single rate of VAT.

Amazon, for example, pays a zero rate of VAT because it Headquartered in Luxembourg.

On the other hand, market participants are afraid of “overshoot” (over-regulation) of the market, which can vynuditit them to “vote with their feet” or mouse.

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