UK’s Publishers Association Leads ‘Axe the Reading Tax’ Campaign

With Brexit looming larger as the UK's new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on digital reading. The post UK’s Publishers Association Leads ‘Axe the Reading Tax’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-12 05:30:59 UTC ]
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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Publishers Association Opens Its #LoveAudio Campaign Today

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The UK’s Publishers Association Takes Its Stand: ‘No Tax on Books’

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report

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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PA urges political parties to commit to axing 'unfair' reading tax

Trade bodies, including the Publishers Association (PA), have sent a letter to the political parties ahead of the release of their election manifestos calling for them to commit to removing "unfair and illogical" VAT on digital publications. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 05:24:16 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’

The export-reliant UK industry's publishers association raises the alarm, having invoiced close to US$160 million in printed books last year. The post UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Publishers Association Schedules an ‘Urgent’ Brexit Forum

Set at London's Barbican Centre on October 10, the UK Publishers Association's Brexit Forum is will offer discussions on key Brexit challenges and legal advice for book publishers. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Schedules an ‘Urgent’ Brexit Forum appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers call on Sajid Javid to ditch 'reading tax'

The Publishers Association and leading members of the trade have written a letter to Sajid Javid calling for the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to end the VAT charge on digital publications in the next Budget. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report

With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publisher to Lead New Mexico Press Association

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International Publishers Association Names Jessica Sänger To Lead Copyright Committee

Following her engagement in the development of the European copyright directive, Jessica Sänger now will helm the IPA's important copyright committee. The post International Publishers Association Names Jessica Sänger To Lead Copyright Committee appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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