French Digital Services Tax and the United States Response


A United States Trade Representative (USTR) investigation into France’s Digital Services Tax (DST) was initiated on July 10, 2019, according to Sec 302(b)(1)(A) of the Trade Act of 1974 and was completed on December 2, 2019.

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Topics: Europe, Tradewin, France, USTR

French Customs Focuses on Fighting Fraud and Tax Evasion


In October 2018, France signed law 2018-898 in order to strengthen the fight against tax evasion and customs fraud.  Following this, the Judicial Investigations Department of Finance (SJEF) was created on July 1st.

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Topics: France