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French businesses temporarily exempt from property payments

The French President introduced a delay in utility and rental payments for small businesses. The country’s authorities are trying to support the economy in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.

French President Emmanuel macron, in a televised address to the nation on March 16, spoke about the measures that will be taken to compensate for business losses from the pandemic, Le Parisien reports.

According to the President, small companies “will not pay any taxes or fees.” Water, gas, electricity and rent bills will be frozen for small and medium-sized businesses. Continue reading

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