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The news comes after the European Commission scraped a digital tax plan for the bloc in March to elaborate a common stance on the issue at a global level. France and some other countries, however, have decided to implement the tax on a national level, while Washington has claimed that the bill is "discriminatory" and warned of WTO actions.
The tax, called "GAFA" by the French media (an acronym that means Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) targets digital companies with global annual sales of more than 750 million euros ($849 million) and sales in France of at least 25 million euros.
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