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date icon December 2, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On USTR’s Notice Of Determination For Its Section 301 Investigation Of France’s Digital Services Tax

Washington, DC – IA Director Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on USTR’s Notice of Determination for its Section 301 Investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax (DST): “Today USTR is defending the internet, which is a great American export. Discriminatory digital services taxes act as a trade barrier for innovative American companies and… Read more

date icon November 29, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of A Deal To Pass USMCA

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the announcement of a deal between the Trump Administration and House Democrats to pass the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Digital trade is one of the U.S.’s largest exports, and reaching a deal on USMCA is an important step in building America’s… Read more

date icon October 31, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Details Extensive Barriers To Digital Trade in 2020 NTE Filing

“Our NTE filing shows other countries are developing digital trade barriers at an alarming rate that threatens the growth of the U.S. digital economy.” Jordan Haas, IA Director, Trade Policy Washington, DC – Internet Association today released its submission for the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) National Trade Estimate Report (NTE) for 2020. IA’s filing… Read more

date icon October 15, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Proposed Digital Tax Regime In Mexico

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on Mexico’s proposed digital taxation regime: “Mexico’s proposed discriminatory tax regime would disproportionately impact U.S. companies and set a dangerous global precedent. This proposed tax change has the potential to threaten compliance with USMCA and would harm American investment in the… Read more

date icon October 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of OECD Draft Proposal On Global Tax Rules For The Digital Age

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the announcement of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) publishing a draft proposal on how to deal with global tax rules for the digital age: “IA has long supported the OECD’s ongoing efforts to reach a global approach to… Read more

date icon October 9, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of The U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the signing of the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement by the U.S. and Japan: “This agreement is a critical step in cementing the digital framework that’s led to the success of the U.S. digital sector and the broader economy. Businesses of all… Read more

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) submitted comments to the California Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on the proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The comments highlight the internet industry’s concerns with the AGO’s proposed regulations, which place confusing and unnecessary burdens on businesses without adding meaningful privacy protections for consumers.  “CCPA is… Read more

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