Italy to extend 19% book rebate to e-books

Wednesday 5 February 2014 | 09:31 CET | News
The financial affairs committee of the Italian government has accepted an amendment proposed by Mirella Liuzzi of the M5S party to include e-books in the recently announced 19 percent tax rebate for book buyers. The rebate on physical books forms part of the package of measures entitled Destination Italy announced in December and applies to all books with an ISBN purchased from bookshops. The amendment would add the provision "also in digital format" to the proposal and a maximum annual limit of EUR 2,000 would also apply (EUR 1,000 for books in general plus EUR 1,000 for textbooks). However,

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