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

OPEC opens applications for its program for nationals of its member countries

OPEC has launched applications for its young professional program. It spans two years and will offer training, coaching and mentoring sessions to prepare participants for a career in global development.
 
OPEC opens applications for its program for nationals of its member countries

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) opened applications for its Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) on June 30.

The YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring sessions, the possibility of discovering different services and access to professional networks. The program equips young professionals with the skills and knowledge to meet the requirements for a career in global development or to apply for an entry-level position with OPEC.




To be selected, applicants must: be 30 years of age or younger, have a master's degree specializing in development, engineering, economics, finance, business administration, law, technology information, human resources or any other discipline relevant to OPEC Fund operations. Applicants must also be fluent in English and at least one second language.

The program lasts two years. Successful applicants will be supported by OPEC. The deadline for applications is September 21, 2020.