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Google agrees to pay $ 1 billion in order to settle down the fiscal fraud

Google agrees to pay $ 1 billion in order to settle down the fiscal fraud
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A deal behind the creation of a legal precedent for prevalent tech companies in France has come to an end. It existed for a period of four years, and now finally Google is up for paying 1 billion euros. This has been done with the intention of settling the fiscal fraud probe. As entailed by Google, the settlement was a fusion of 500 million euros fine and 465 million euros of additional taxes.

The French investigators were looking forward to gaining some information about Google about its failure to pay the dues. Apart from that, Google also stopped declaring doing some of its activities in this country.

It was paying minimal tax in the majority of the European countries and it was affecting the Dublin staff. Payment of a lesser tax was noted because of the recording of the majority of sales in Ireland.

Google says that a coordinated tax system will help in the finest operations of companies across the globe.

Gerald Darmanin confirms that the talks related to this legal precedent are being discussed with other companies too. However, he hasn’t yet declared their names. In order to cover up the European Union member states, France is also pushing the digital tax. Also, a unilateral tax has been imposed by the French government. It looks forward to encouraging Donald Trump for flourishing risks of taxes levied on French wine.

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