Pour la culture: France mulls taxing the tablet

Stephen Beard May 14, 2013
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Pour la culture: France mulls taxing the tablet

Stephen Beard May 14, 2013
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French politicians have their eyes on a potential new source of revenue: smart phones and tablets. France’s minister of culture has endorsed a plan to tax iPads, iPhones, Androids, and other devices by up to four percent in an effort to finance French movies, television, and music.

Stephen Beard of Marketplace’s European Desk explains the proposal and looks at how people are reacting to it.

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