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Macron: U.S., France Reach Deal Over Digital Tax

The U.S. and France have reached a deal on a French tax of large American internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday, according to Reuters. Standing next to President Donald Trump at the G7 meeting in France, Macron said companies paying the tax would be able to deduct it once an international deal on how to tax large internet companies is finalized. Earlier this year,...

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