Given that Brazil, EU, Czech Republic and Indonesia haven’t instituted digital taxes, the U.S. Trade Representative has ended its investigations on these countries and the bloc.
- “If any of these jurisdictions proceeds to adopt or implement a DST, USTR may initiate new investigations,” it says in an emailed statement
- The U.S. is moving forward with public comment on “possible trade actions to proceed procedural options” over digital services taxes by Austria, India, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and the U.K.,
- The U.S. has a statutory one-year time period for completing the investigations
- NOTE: In January, USTR found that the digital-services taxes adopted ...