While France has led the charge on tech taxes, several other countries have introduced similar measures that worry the U.S., including Britain, India, Turkey and Brazil.
Negotiations on a global tech tax deal at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development stalled after the Trump Administration pulled out last summer. France and others hope that the Biden Administration will be more amenable to reaching a deal.
This story was first published on Jan. 8, 2021. It was updated on Jan. 13, 2021, to correct the products that would have been targeted by U.S. tariffs. The U.S. Trade Representative decided in 2020 to remove wine from the list of products subject to the tariffs.