GAFA tax: Companies have received their tax notice

"Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," said Bruno Lemaire. Not to mention the possible wrath of the American authorities, the GAFA have already taken the lead. Here's how.   The negotiations on the digital tax at the OECD have come to naught. “We had suspended the collection of the tax until the OECD negotiations were concluded. This negotiation failed, so we will collect a tax on the digital giants next December, "explained Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the Economy, in mid-October. "Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," the Ministry of the Economy said today. Facebook and Amazon "are among the companies" which have been notified "in recent days", assures for its part the Financial Times. So after firing the first ones, what should the French authorities expect from now on? Has

Oil, gas ... BP expects a "lasting impact" from the crisis, colossal depreciation

The British oil giant BP (British Petroleum) will pass a depreciation from 13 to 17.5 billion dollars in its accounts for the second quarter.
 
Oil, gas ... BP expects a "lasting impact" from the crisis, colossal depreciation

While the coronavirus crisis promises to be long, the impact on oil and gas prices promises to be significant and lasting, warns BP (British Petroleum). Because of the impact deemed "lasting" of the economic fallout from the pandemic, the British oil giant will pass a charge for depreciation of assets from 13 to 17.5 billion dollars after tax in the second quarter. He expects "a lasting impact from Covid-19 and given that the energy transition could be accelerated while countries work towards recovery", he "reviewed and reduced (his) price forecasts for oil and gas ".




In a disaster oil sector, the British oil giant BP said Monday, June 8, that it would cut 10,000 jobs worldwide - especially in the administrative function - or almost one job in 7, to gain efficiency. BP will reduce the number of senior executives by a third, to 400 to date. "These are difficult decisions to make," said general manager Bernard Looney in an email to employees. "But we have to do what's good for BP" and "it will help us to be more efficient," he added.