French Socialist Government Comes Up With Crazy Plan to Tax Facebook Users as Employe

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    French Socialist Government Comes Up With Crazy Plan to Tax Facebook Users as Employees

    January 22, 2013
    By Daniel Greenfield

    French President Hollande’s mega-tax hikes for the rich were struck down by the court, but not before they drove some of France’s wealthiest businessmen out of the country. Now even more desperate for cash, the biggest loser of Europe has come up with another plan so crazy that it’s bound to work.

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    Since the users are “working” without pay, then they wouldn’t be taxed. Yet. For now this is directed at companies. However since users do receive benefits from using free services such as Facebook and YouTube, the logic in this report would then justify taxing the users for the cost of that benefit.

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