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French tax authorities have sent to McDonalds'u bill for EUR 300 million of unpaid taxes, which, they believe, the restaurant chain pulled to a branch in Luxembourg, published business magazine L'Expansion.
As the newspaper writes, reports Reuters, the tax authorities have accused the US fast food chain that it has used a subsidiary in Luxembourg - McD Europe Franchising - to redirect profits to countries with lower taxes in a way that is has excessively charged the French part of the business for the use of the brand and other services.
McDonalds France declined to comment on the latest developments in the ongoing investigation by tax authorities in France, of which first became known in 2014.