EC launches ebook VAT consultation

A public consultation has formally been launched by the European Commission to address the inconsistency in VAT rates on print and electronically supplied publications.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC commits to lowering ebook VAT

The European Commission has committed to reducing VAT rates on ebooks, in an Action Plan announced today; The Bookseller understands later detailed proposals will allow states to reduce VAT on ebooks to as low as 5%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC 'will allow VAT on ebooks to be lowered'

A European Commission ‘Action Plan’ on VAT will include plans to allow countries to lower the VAT on ebooks, The Bookseller understands. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC confirms crackdown on ebook VAT

The European Commission has decided to refer France and Luxembourg to the EU Court of Justice... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC to give France ultimatum on ebook VAT

The European Commission is to give France one month to raise the VAT rate applied to ebooks or... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC warns France and Luxembourg on ebook VAT

The European Commission has launched an "infringement procedure" against France and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC v-p backs calls for reduced VAT on ebooks

The vice-president of the European Commission, Neelie Kroes, has backed a call by European... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liang Launches Pop Culture Consultancy

Kuo-Yu Liang, a veteran comics and pop culture professional, has launched Ku Worldwide, a consultancy offering guidance and industry analysis designed to support firms serving the international pop culture market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Sharp launches publishing consultancy

Andrew Sharp, former rights director at Hachette Children’s Group, is launching a new publishing consultancy, drawing on his 24 years' experience in the book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon to cut price of its ebooks to reflect removal of VAT

Chancellor drops 20% levy on online news subscriptions and books as industry strugglesAmazon has confirmed it will cut the price of its Kindle ebooks from Friday, after the government announced it would bring forward plans to stop charging VAT on online publications because of the pandemic.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-30 18:11:42 UTC ]
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Christian Publishing Veterans Launch Consulting Firm

Longtime Christian publishing executives David Moberg and Byron Williamson are starting a consulting firm, Moberg | Williamson Consulting, which will serve mass media clients including publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Poland Approves Reduction of Ebook VAT from 23 to 5 Percent

Warsaw's cut in VAT rates on digital books takes effect November 1, a long-called-for equalization in taxation on print and ebooks, now allowed by Brussels. The post Poland Approves Reduction of Ebook VAT from 23 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-17 05:30:49 UTC ]
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Polish Legislation Could Equalize VAT on Ebooks and Print by June 1

The frustration with higher VAT for ebooks than print books may finally be over Poland as legislation is proposed to drop the rate from 23 to 5 percent. The post Polish Legislation Could Equalize VAT on Ebooks and Print by June 1 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Axe the reading tax': book industry demands end to VAT on ebooks

Following EU directive that allows governments to waive duty on digital publications, calls grow for the UK to end ‘illogical and unfair’ levyThe UK government is being urged to axe the “illogical and unfair” 20% tax currently imposed on ebooks, while print books remain exempt, after European... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU council allows removal of VAT from ebooks

The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) today agreed on a proposal which will allow all member states to give ebooks the same VAT-free status as printed books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers urge government on ebook VAT ahead of crunch EU meeting

Publishers are urging the UK government to support measures that would allow VAT to be removed on ebooks, audiobooks and online newspaper and magazine subscriptions in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FEP argues for 'swift conclusion' to ebook VAT adoption

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has spoken out against the delay in the adoption of a proposal to allow VAT on ebooks to be reduced to match the rate on printed books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mills & Boon launches weekly ebook serial

Mills & Boon is launching its first weekly serial: a new 12-part digital-only series, called Secrets of the A List, to be written by 11 of its existing authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former CUP director launches gender equality consultancy

Nancy Roberts, previously global operations director at Cambridge University Press, is launching a new consultancy to help tackle gender inequality in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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