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Government will abolish the 20% 'reading tax'

Rishi Sunak confirmed ebooks and online newspapers will no longer be subjected to sales tax The government will abolish the 20% “reading tax” on ebooks and online newspapers from December, although it is unclear whether publishers will pass the full saving on to customers.Printed books and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-11 19:46:19 UTC ]
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Budget 2020: reading tax scrapped by Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has abolished VAT on e-books, dubbed the “reading tax”, alongside halting business rates on small businesses for a year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:51:42 UTC ]
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PA urges political parties to commit to axing 'unfair' reading tax

Trade bodies, including the Publishers Association (PA), have sent a letter to the political parties ahead of the release of their election manifestos calling for them to commit to removing "unfair and illogical" VAT on digital publications. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 05:24:16 UTC ]
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Huq joins call to scrap 'reading tax'

Konnie Huq has delivered a letter to 11 Downing Street which demanded that Sajid Javid scrap VAT for e-books.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 15:02:48 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-31 15:01:27 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association Leads ‘Axe the Reading Tax’ Campaign

With Brexit looming larger as the UK's new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on digital reading. The post UK’s Publishers Association Leads ‘Axe the Reading Tax’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-12 05:30:59 UTC ]
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Publishers call on Sajid Javid to ditch 'reading tax'

The Publishers Association and leading members of the trade have written a letter to Sajid Javid calling for the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to end the VAT charge on digital publications in the next Budget. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 14:28:43 UTC ]
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