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France to resume collection of digital service tax amid threat of US sanctions

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French tax authorities have started demanding payment of instalments due for the current year under the digital service tax introduced in 2019, reports Le Figaro citing a government spokesperson. This follows the temporary suspension announced in January, when France's finance ministry agreed to put collection on hold until December, as part of a truce reached with the US administration. The spokesperson said that the government took seriously the threat of US sanctions due to come into effect is early 2021, in retaliation for the controversial tax.

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