WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday said it could slap additional duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion (£1.87 billion) in French imports of Champagne, handbags, cheese and other products, after concluding that a new French digital services tax would harm U.S. tech companies.
The U.S. Trade Representative said its investigation found that the French tax was "inconsistent with prevailing principles of international tax policy, and is unusually burdensome for affected U.S. companies", including Alphabet Inc's Google
(Reporting by Andrea Shalal And David Lawder; Editing by Leslie Adler)
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Updated Date: Dec 03, 2019 05:08:13 IST