Do US Subscription Sites Need to Collect VAT from European Audiences?

For most of history, periodical publishers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean have been able to provide their services without worrying about the
For most of history, periodical publishers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean have been able to provide their services without worrying about the nitty-gritty of sales tax. And that's been an operational and revenue boon for print subscription sales. But while the US has extended the same courtesy to almost all digital content, the UK and EU have not. In fact, in the UK, digital subscriptions comes with a whopping 20% value-added tax (VAT). Different UK…...

Hello There!

This premium content is exclusively reserved for Subscription Insider members.

Want access to premium member-only content, plus conference discounts and other benefits? We deliver the information you need for improved decision-making, skills, and profitability.

Already subscribed? Log in below.

Up Next

Don’t miss the latest subscription news. Sign up for updates now!

Search this site

Upcoming events

Keep ahead of your competition

Register now for our weekly subscription news round-up

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.