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France: Digital tax should push U.S. to accelerate OECD work

July 11, 2019 at 1:59 PM
France’s economy minister said the passage of a digital services tax that will hit U.S. tech companies should compel the U.S. to push harder for an international solution to digital taxation. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative launched a Section 301 investigation into the French tax on Wednesday, an action that was quickly backed by lawmakers and industry groups. Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire justified the tax, which awaits President Emmanuel Macron’s signature after being passed by the French...

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