Apple to pay 10 years of back taxes to France

 US tech firms such as Apple have been criticised for the small amounts of tax they pay in EU countries. Photograph: Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images Apple has agreed to pay 10 years of back taxes to France, marking the latest victory for European governments pushing tech multinationals to pay their fair share in local markets. The iPhone … Read more

France to sue Google, Apple over developer contracts: minister

PARIS (Reuters) – France will take Google (GOOGL.O) and Apple (AAPL.O) to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers, said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire. FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks during a news conference after a National Council of Industry at the Bercy Finance Ministry … Read more