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Pennsylvania, USA introduces digital download tax

Digital download tax comes into effect in Pennsylvania, USA

By Sean Ridgeley from Aug 4, 2016 @ 17:02 CDT

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


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.


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