104 million euros, including 22 million in penalties, is the amount that Facebook France has committed to pay to the tax authorities, according to Capital. This should end an ongoing dispute with the French state regarding the period prior to 2018. Facebook has also committed to paying more and more taxes in France, as stated by the boss of the French subsidiary Laurent Solly at the Parisian.
Facebook makes concessions … without being exemplary
Capital reports, however, that Facebook is still far from exemplary. He would not declare all of his turnover generated in France thanks to a completely legal tax optimization system.
Bercy fights against these practices and has launched all-out checks for several years. The big American players ended up negotiating and accepting transactions. Google has paid a billion euros and Apple of 500 million euros.