Digital strike: US may take trade action against India for Google tax

Topics digital tax | Google | Microsoft

India may face trade action from the US — similar to what France got — for its imposition of Google tax, according to industry and tax experts. The US Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday announced 25 per cent additional duties on French products in retaliation for the European country’s digital services tax.  However, the US suspended clamping additional duties for 180 days to allow additional time for bilateral and multilateral discussion. The action, which is part of a widening dispute between the US and countries proposing digital services taxes, could h.....

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