UK government holds firm on ebook VAT

The UK government has reiterated its view that it cannot bring down value added tax on ebooks... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 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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UK isolated on ebook VAT as Italy and Malta cut rates

The UK is looking increasingly isolated in charging 20% VAT on ebooks after two more European countries lowered their rates to be in line with print books. Italy has ruled that VAT on ebooks will be cut from the standard 22% to 4% so it matches the rate imposed on printed books. Meanwhile,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government: 'no scope to change 20% VAT rate on ebooks'

There is “no scope” to change the 20% VAT rate on ebooks, the UK government said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sentinel holds firm in the number one spot

Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel (Corgi) has gripped the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, selling 28,523 copies for its first full week on the shelves in paperback. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy holds firm as Captain Tom titles rise

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in at the top of the UK Official Top 50 chart for a sixth consecutive week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-09 09:18:33 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Trump Team Holds News Conference Outside Drab Landscaping Firm, Next to Adult Book Store

Trump first said it was going to be at the Four Seasons and everyone assumed it was the hotel but he later clarified it was Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-11-07 23:30:22 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Hinch and Osman hold firm at the top

Mrs Hinch's This is Me (Michael Joseph) and Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) have once again claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold top spots in Non-Fiction and Fiction respectively.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 03:51:16 UTC ]
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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 00:00:21 UTC ]
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IPA Calls on Brazil’s Government To Drop Proposed VAT on Books

The International Publishers Association calls on Brasilia to abandon plans for new book taxes, as the econmy sharply contracts. The post IPA Calls on Brazil’s Government To Drop Proposed VAT on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-02 13:53:42 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Obama leapfrogs Wicks as Rooney holds firm

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has leapt into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one slot, defeating Joe Wicks' Wean in 15 (Bluebird) after three weeks at the top. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 09:17:00 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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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-30 16:03:25 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Gregory's Tidelands rises as top three hold firm

Claire McGowan's The Other Wife (Thomas & Mercer) has once again claimed the Bookstat lead spot, as the top three remain the same for a third week running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 08:11:53 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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Growing kids’ market appeals to UK firms in Beijing as fair launches dedicated strand

Publishers and agents say they are expecting a positive Beijing International Book Fair, reflecting the growing Chinese market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:02:53 UTC ]
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Wolf book postponed in US as Virago holds firm

Publication of Naomi Wolf’s latest book has been postponed in the US following “new questions” about its contents but UK publisher Virago is standing by its publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-15 00:26:46 UTC ]
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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-10 11:56:26 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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