France’s CNC plans to extend levy to Netflix thanks to VAT change

France’s Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), which collects and administers the funds levied on broadcasters and distributors to support content creation in France, plans to extend its 2% levy to Netflix on the back of the Europe-wide change in VAT rules set to come into effect next year. According to French […]

Canal+ fails to secure reduced VAT rate

An amendment that would have seen the implementation of a reduced VAT rate charged to Canal+ subscriptions has failed to secure support from the French legislature.  The country’s National Assembly last week rejected an amendment tabled by representative Patrick Bloche, proposing that the VAT rate charged to subscriptions should be reduced on the grounds that […]