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Plastic, Gafa, carbon... These taxes planned to fund the european recovery plan

Emmanuel Macron has assured that the French public will not have to pay a part of the 750 billion euros allocated to deal with the crisis of the sars coronaviru

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Plastic, Gafa, carbon... These taxes planned to fund the european recovery plan

Emmanuel Macron has assured that the French public will not have to pay a part of the 750 billion euros allocated to deal with the crisis of the sars coronavirus.

"A historic agreement". After tough negotiations, the 27 arrived to find an area of agreement on the european economic recovery plan to respond to the economic crisis of the sars coronavirus. The european Union is going to unlock a 750 billion euros which will be distributed according to the member States. France will reach 40 billion euros, while Italy and Spain will benefit each of 60 billion.

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But very soon the issues around the financing of this colossal sum have emerged. The French public will have to pay for it ? Not responded to the president of the Republic. "We are committed to create in the framework of this agreement of new own resources", said the head of State in an interview given from the Elysee to TF1 on Tuesday. More tracks, more or less concrete are considered by the members of the european Union. The Express train made the point on these new taxes, which according to the terms of the agreement, should enter into force at the latest by 2023".

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This is the battle horse of Bruno Le Maire, which has caused multiple tensions between the United States and France in recent months. In the Face of the slow pace of the OECD to put in place a charge against the giants of digital at a global level, Paris has decided to act alone in developing its own tax Gafa. But facing the wrath of Washington, this measure, adopted on 11 July 2019 by the Parliament, has been suspended for the year 2020. A suspension that has not prevented the Us from threatening France of sanctions at the beginning of July.

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At the european level, the tax Gafa has never been able to enter into force. "I regret that Europe has not the courage to define what should be the taxation of the 21st century. I regret that four States have decided to block this tax", had introduced Bruno Le Maire, after the failure of negotiations in march 2019. Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Finland had rejected this initiative. The european Union was then delivered to the OECD is struggling to put up the project on a global scale. All the more that the United States were suspended on June 17, the negotiations for this tax, is The World.

carbon Tax at the borders

The carbon tax was met in France a strong opposition on the part of motorists at a time when the French State were to increase this tax. This fronde, resulted in the movement of the yellow vests. If the carbon tax has not been suspended, its rise has, however, been frozen in September 2018. At european level, it concerns the imported products and the multinationals, " says LSA.

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"I'm for a carbon tax at the borders as quickly as possible by a qualified majority", said on franceinfo Bruno Le Maire. According to the minister of the Economy, however, it will be "very complicated" to implement this tax, "because one will be afraid of the Chinese, the other will be afraid of us sanctions and in the end, there will be nothing at all." The european carbon tax could also have an impact on the wallet of the european citizens. The products being taxed, they could suffer a price increase to compensate for the loss.

Fee on the issuance of plastic waste non-recycled

Among the charges being considered by the 27, it is most successful. The tax on the emission of waste plastics not recycled must indeed enter into force in 2021, as pointed out by Marianne. Its establishment was officially recognised during negotiations. In Italy, a "plastic tax" was introduced in June 2020. According to the authorities of the country, it could be worth up to 2 billion euros, as indicated in Les Echos. The production of plastics is thus taxed at the rate of one euro per kilogram. This measure has provoked the wrath of many unions in the country. Scheduled for January 1, 2020, the "plastic tax" Italian is finally entered into force on 1 June, says The Journal of the environment.

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Europe has already initiated its war against the plastic. On December 19, 2018, the european Union announced the ban of a dozen products in single-use plastic in 2021, note The Cross. 25 million tons of plastic waste are produced each year on the Old continent. Are affected by the measure straws, plates, cutlery or even the touillettes for drinks.

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