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Macron’s Push for EU to Implement Global Tax Deal Hits Hurdles

  • Implementing minimum corporate tax is a priority for France
  • Some EU states want progress on another part of the deal
Emmanuel Macron at the European Council Building in Brussels in December 2021.
Emmanuel Macron at the European Council Building in Brussels in December 2021.Photographer: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

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European Union countries are skeptical that President Emmanuel Macron will be able to use France’s six-month presidency of the bloc to jumpstart the implementation of a minimum corporate tax, adding to risks of delays to the broader global overhaul.