Saturday, 17 April 2021 07:32 GMT

France sees global tax deal in reach after U.S. pledge


(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday a global deal on cross-border taxation was within reach as he welcomed a pledge by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to work on a global corporate minimum rate, Trend reports with reference to Reuters .

'We welcome the United States' support for minimum corporate tax,' Le Maire said in a statement to Reuters, adding he also wanted to make progress with Yellen in international talks to rewrite the rules for cross-border taxation of digital companies.

'A global agreement on international taxation is now within reach. We must seize this historic opportunity,' he added.

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