Thursday, January 27, 2011

UK: Move to Scrap VAT on eBooks

Computing News: "Pressure is mounting on the UK government to scrap VAT on e-books to put them on an equal footing with printed books and e-publications elsewhere. So far 42 MPs from different political parties have signed a Commons motion put down by Glasgow Labour MP Tom Harris following the increase in the VAT rate from 17.5 per cent to 20 per cent earlier this month. ... "