France : Taxes for video and mp3 playing capacity / Switzerland too
alexandre.ghisoli at ycom.ch
Fri Jan 25 11:03:27 CET 2008
Le vendredi 25 janvier 2008 à 10:37 +0100, Steven Le Roux a écrit :
> On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:16:37 +0100, Etienne Labaume <etienne.labaume at free.fr> wrote:
> > Selon Steven Le Roux <steven at le-roux.info>:
> >> > No direspect or anything but that's probably the dumbest tax I've ever
> >> > heard of.
> >> >
> >> Probably France is the dumbest country right now about taxes and other
> > stupid
> >> stuff...
> > Yeah, almost every tax talked about in this thread exists in France. But
> > how do
> > we avoid the Neo to be taxable ?
> As said, if you don't sell the phone with an embedded player, I think the neo become out of conditions to be taxed. At least, you can justify that you are buying a phone and nothing else.
To jump on this topic, Switzerland has recently adopted the same.
Since audio tapes, we still stick on a (low) taxes on recordable media
(CD, DVD, tapes, ..) and last year, we got taxed on the MP3 players.
They was talking about HDD too ... :(
Alexandre Ghisoli <alexandre.ghisoli at ycom.ch>
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