VAT rule changes force UK E-book price rises

HMRC moneyIf you’ve got an e-book reader (maybe you got a new Kindle or Nook for Christmas) and have been looking to stock it up since yesterday you may have found that prices on a lot of e-books are a bit higher than you expected. There’s a reason for that. It’s a change to the EU rules on VAT which applies in all EU countries, so that from now on VAT has to be charged at the rate applying in the country of sale. So how does that affect things? Continue reading