There are reports indicating that France will delay collection of the digital services tax payments due in April and October 2020.
Information indicates that the tax will still be imposed for 2020, but that collection of the tax will be deferred (in particular, both installment payments due in April and October 2020 would be suspended). There is no official release from the French government.
Read a July 2019 report that describes in detail France’s digital services tax: TaxNewsFlash
In brief, the situation concerning France's digital services tax is as follows:
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