How VAT Eats Into Your Profits on Digital Subscription Sales

Most US publishers are unaware that they need to be collecting the value added tax (VAT) when selling online subscriptions to UK and EU
Most US publishers are unaware that they need to be collecting the value added tax (VAT) when selling online subscriptions to UK and EU audiences. That may be because printed periodicals and newspapers have been (and still are) exempt from VAT, but digital goods are not -- that includes online and digital subscriptions. For those of you unfamiliar with VAT, it functions a bit like a sales, where goods and services are taxed at a percentage…...

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