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Our front page: A new tax from France and a new trade pact in Asia

November 20, 2020 at 2:13 PM
The top stories from this week’s issue. France starts collecting digital taxes, in likely escalation of dispute . France reportedly has begun collecting its 3 percent digital services tax, in a step that likely will exacerbate an ongoing dispute with the U.S. and in the absence of a multilateral agreement on how to deal with such taxation. The move could produce tariff retaliation from the U.S. under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. One source said “there could be...

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