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

Boeing announces the end of production of its legendary 747 "Jumbo Jet"

Boeing has announced a further loss in its quarterly results following the Covid-19 crisis. The American group, which had already planned to cut 16,000 jobs, warns that it will have to cut further in its workforce. But above all it will stop in 2022 the production of its legendary aircraft the 747, called the “Jumbo Jet”.

Already in 2019, the shutdown of one of its star models, the 737 MAX, plunged Boeing into the red. This year, with the Covid-19 pandemic and the air transport crisis, the fall continues. As a result, the American aircraft manufacturer recorded losses of 2.4 billion in the second quarter. Boeing delivered just 20 aircraft in the second quarter, and its sales fell 25% over the period to $ 11.81 billion.

To stop these losses, the manufacturer plans to slow down production rates a little more. Above all, he will stop production of his legendary “Jumbo Jet” aircraft.

Born in 1969, capable of carrying more than 600 passengers, recognizable by its hump at the front of the fuselage, the Jumbo Jet met immediate commercial success. Above all, it allows millions of travelers to discover the world at affordable prices. But greedy in kerosene, this device of another time has become over the years unprofitable.