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New Regulation of VAT from January 2015

The European Commission has published its explanatory notes regarding the changes which will be put in place from January 2015 in the area of VAT, such as collecting tax for the supply, among others, of electronic services (including ebooks/digital publications) in the countries involved in this market. Follow this link to find out more:


Digital VAT

Since 2008, ADEB has lobbied, on a European, federal and community level, for Belgium to declare itself in favour of a reduced VAT rate for digital publications, following the example of reduced VAT for paper books.