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Japanese Tax Hike Distorts E-book Field

Posted at 2:06PM Wednesday 04 Dec 2013

Japanese publishers and distributors of electronic books are increasingly alarmed by the upcoming consumption tax hike in the absence of a system to tax e-books and other digital content purchased from overseas vendors such as the U.S.-based Internet giant Amazon.com Inc. and Japanese online vendor Rakuten Inc.'s Canada unit.

Japan Times

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