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Timeline for USTR investigation of France’s digital services tax

Timeline for USTR investigation

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has provided a timeline relating to the public hearing and request for comments with regard to the USTR’s Section 301 investigation of France’s digital services tax.


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According to the USTR notice [PDF 247 KB] (expected to be released for publication in the Federal Register), the timeline for the Section 301 investigation of the French digital services tax will be, as follows:

  • July 10, 2019—USTR initiated the investigation with respect to the French digital services tax
  • August 12, 2019—Deadline for filing requests to appear at an August 19, 2019 public hearing, and for filing a written version of oral testimony
  • August 19, 2019—Deadline for written comments (to be assured of consideration)
  • August 19, 2019—Public hearing in Washington, D.C.
  • August 26, 2019—Deadline for filing post-hearing submissions

The French Senate today approved legislation providing for a digital services tax, thereby completing parliamentary consideration of the legislation. Read TaxNewsFlash

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