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 Ebook Industry Eyes Brussels’ Proposed VAT Reduction

Legimi cofounder Mikołaj Małaczyński is optimistic that Poland's already growing ebook market could further benefit from lower VAT rates proposed by the EC. The post Polish Ebook Industry Eyes Brussels’ Proposed VAT Reduction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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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

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Ebooks Made Up 23 Percent of US Publisher Sales in 2012, Says the AAP

Ebooks accounted for 22.55 percent, or nearly a quarter, of U.S. book publishers’ sales in 2012, according to a full-year report released by the Association of American Publishers Thursday. That’s up from 17 percent of sales in 20 ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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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

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Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books

A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK's government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market's punishing tax on digital publications. The post Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland

Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia's digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.  The post Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming Sharjah as its 2020 Guest of Honor. The post Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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College basketball: No. 5 Tennessee falls to Auburn; Seton Hall tops No. 23 Villanova

Jared Harper made four straight free throws over the final 31 seconds to help Auburn clinch an 84-80 victory over No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday in the regular-season finale at Auburn, Ala. The Tigers (22-9, 11-7 Southeastern Conference) collected their fourth straight win and biggest of the season... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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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

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Europeans Approve Flexible VAT for E-books

The European Union has voted to allow the 28 member states to adjust the value added tax (VAT) rates applied to ebooks and downloadable audiobooks to align with the lower taxes on print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Poland’s Ebook and Audiobook Subscription Service Legimi Plans IPO for International Expansion

Announcing an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange's NewConnect index for this year, Poland's Legimi ebook and audiobook subscription pursues development in Germany, China. The post Poland’s Ebook and Audiobook Subscription Service Legimi Plans IPO for International Expansion appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue

Revenue from third-party platforms represented 16 percent of publishers' total digital revenue in the first half of 2017 -- nearly unchanged from a year earlier. The post Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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Microsoft will pay you $5 to buy an ebook -- even if your selection costs less than that

As the owner of a Kindle, I normally get all my ebooks from Amazon. It is a great experience, as not only can I read the book on my e-reader, but thanks to the Kindle app, my smartphone and tablet too. Quite frankly, I never considered getting an electronic book anywhere else. If you are a... Continue reading at Betanews

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Delay to EU progress on ebook VAT

There has been a delay to progress on the planned measure to allow VAT on ebooks to be reduced, after the members of the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) failed to reach an agreement on the proposals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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