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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