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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France and Luxembourg ordered to restore ebook VAT

The European Court of Justice has ordered France and Luxembourg to restore their standard VAT rates on ebooks in a ruling announced today (5th March). The court upheld a decision previously made by European Commission, which ruled that the two countries cannot charge the same VAT rate on ebooks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-06 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 may charge France and Luxembourg over VAT

The European Commission may charge France and Luxembourg with infringing European Union (EU) VAT... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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France, Germany, Italy, Poland Call for Lowering VAT on Ebooks

The Culture Ministers of France, Germany, Italy and Poland have joined together to campaign for the EC to charge the same VAT for ebook sales as print. The post France, Germany, Italy, Poland Call for Lowering VAT on Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France, Germany, Italy and Poland call for ebook VAT to be reduced

The French, German, Italian and Polish culture ministers today released a joint statement calling for the European Commission to propose immediately legislation to allow VAT on ebooks to be levied at the same reduced rate as print books.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publishers warned on ebook VAT rise

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has warned its members that France may raise VAT on ebooks from 5.5% to the standard 20% during the first half of next year to avoid a fine of several million euros from the European Court of Justice, according to the trade... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 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 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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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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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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Warning: In just a few days, the ebooks you've purchased from Microsoft will vanish

It's a little while since Microsoft announced that is dropping the Books category from the Microsoft Store, but a serious deadline is now looming. If you have bought books or downloaded free books from the Store, you only have a few more days to read them -- so if there are any you haven't... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-06-28 15:41:08 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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Russian Publishers Warn of Lost Profits Amid a Newly Announced VAT Hike

The prosperity that some in the Russian book industry thought was rising this year may be headed in the other direction, if the expected rise in book VAT becomes a reality. The post Russian Publishers Warn of Lost Profits Amid a Newly Announced VAT Hike appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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