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Turkey cuts VAT on books


Turkey is proposing to reduce the VAT rate on printed books from 18% to nil. This includes journals. The measure, Article 13 of the VAT Act. is currently with parliament.


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Turkey cuts VAT on books

Feb 19, 2019

Turkey is proposing to reduce the VAT rate on printed books from 18% to nil. This includes journals. The measure, Article 13 of the VAT Act. is currently with parliament.

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Dec 27, 2018

Turkey has raised the Value Added Tax rate on electronic books and online journals from the 1% and 8% reduced rates, respectively, to the standard rate of 18%. The change is contained within Presidential Decree 475.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.