France hits back at US over tax on digital giants

US has said it will investigate planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back at a US investigation into a new French tax on internet giants, saying “threats” were not the way allies should resolve disputes.The French parliament …

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Corbyn wishes Amazon ‘many happy tax returns’ on its 25th anniversary

Labour leader sends barbed message to the online retailer’s founder, Jeff BezosThe Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sent a barbed birthday card to Jeff Bezos to mark Amazon’s 25th anniversary, wishing the company “many happy tax returns” and demanding…

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Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development

Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the company’…

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