French tax

Big tech target for French tax, Trump response could put wine and cheese in the crosshairs

As the United States and China engage in protracted negotiations to avoid a trade war, the Trump administration braces for another trade skirmish with a more unexpected foe. The latest trade battle appears to center on France, better known for its wine and cheese exports than the intellectual property theft that inspired China’s trade setback, […]

French tax

Report: Louis Vuitton cuts staff discounts after French tax audit

Paris, France – Louis Vuitton is cutting deep discounts for staff members and their families after a French tax authority ruled bargain prices on haute couture should be considered a taxable benefit, according to people familiar with the matter. The LVMH brand has agreed to end staff discounts of up to 90% for unsold products, […]