The move comes after an EU-wide move, proposed in March, was voted down by some countries. including Ireland which hosts the European headquarters of Apple and Google.
The OECD has also been trying to reach a consensus among its 36 member countries on a similar tax.
The Guardian reported that a joint French-German move to begin levying tax on big technology companies had not made much progress either.
In October, British Chancellor Phillip Hammond introduced a digital services tax which would come in from April 2020.
Hammond said established technology companies, rather than start-ups, would have to to pay the tax.
And Australia's Treasury has floated the idea of a minimum rate of tax which the Federal Government is said to be considering.
Spain, Italy, Singapore and India are also said to be drafting their own versions of a digital tax.