France strikes after one month of damage
According to reports, Lemaire stated that "the government has previously announced that companies that have suffered losses can pay tax and social insurance levies in installments. In addition, if a store encounters serious difficulties, the government is prepared to consider implementing special tax reduction measures" .
He emphasized that these tax cuts will target companies with “complete loss of turnover, severe financial difficulties, and close to business closure”.
He noted, "We know that some stores are experiencing severe difficulties, especially the hotel and catering industry, and some small stores in the city of Paris and the Paris region, with turnover losses of 20% to 40%. The financial status of some stores Can cope with this difficult period, some can't. "
Lemaire also paid tribute to the staff of these stores. Although they have difficult transportation, they can do everything to go to work, showing strong determination and responsibility.
The National Business Alliance, which represents 27,000 clothing and footwear stores, recently called on the government to set up automatic relief procedures for stores that have suffered losses since the strike on December 5, 2019. Give a fixed amount of tax base reduction.
Lemerre reiterated to reporters: "No store should be closed due to the strike."