French finance minister rules out Google tax deal, more firms could be targeted

France will “go all the way” to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald’s were targeted by tax raids, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said.Sapin, speaking in an interview with Reuters and three European newspapers, ruled out negotiating any deal with Google on back taxes, as Britain did in January.
http://in.reuters.com/article/google-france-idINKCN0YK0CF
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-google-france-idUKKCN0YK03MAlso see:Data analysis from Paris raid on Google will take months, possibly years: prosecutor
Analysis of data seized by investigators in last week’s raid of Google’s Paris headquarters could possibly take years, French financial prosecutor Eliane Houlette said on Sunday.Dozens of French police raided Google’s offices on Tuesday, escalating an investigation over suspected tax evasion.
http://in.reuters.com/article/us-google-france-investigation-idINKCN0YK0DF
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-google-france-investigation-idUKKCN0YK0DH

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