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Pennsylvania, USA introduces digital download tax

Digital download tax comes into effect in Pennsylvania, USA

Sean Ridgeley | Aug 4, 2016 at 05:02 pm CDT (0 mins, 20 secs reading time)

Pennsylvania, USA's current 6 percent sales tax has been extended to digital downloads and subscription services.

Pennsylvania, USA introduces digital download tax |

Among the services covered: Netflix, Hulu, Steam, Spotify, eBooks, apps, ringtones, and more. Meanwhile, digital magazine and newspaper subscriptions as well as digital versions of the Bible will be exempt from the tax.

The "use tax" will come into effect when a customer uses an account featuring a Pennsylvania address.

Last updated: Sep 1, 2017 at 05:14 am CDT

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