top cx logo
cx logo
Explorearrow down
search icon
arrow down

Have fees changed for Kindle book downloads in English?

There has been no change concerning prices, VAT or other taxes in recent months for buying English Kindle books

'No changes in terms of costs to the customer' regarding downloading books to your Kindle Pic: StockSnap / Pixabay

Reader question: Have fees changed for English Kindle books downloaded from Amazon France?

No, there has not been any change. You may be wondering if new import fees have been introduced following Brexit.

We spoke to both Amazon and an expert on fiscal matters in publishing in France who told us that nothing has changed regarding either prices, VAT or other taxes in recent months.

Karen Politis Boublil, economics expert at national publishing union SNE, said: “This question might have arisen from a fear that Brexit may lead to higher prices.

“However, nothing has changed. There is more paperwork now regarding exports of books but no changes in terms of costs to the customer.”

Amazon UK also confirmed that digital goods are not impacted by Brexit-related fees. Buying English Kindle books should, therefore, be the same as before.

Related stories

No grants and pet travel fees: UK’s post-Brexit status ‘is costing us’

Resident or second-home owner in France?
Benefit from our daily digest of headlines and how-to's to help you make the most of life in France
By joining the newsletter, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy
See more popular articles
The Connexion Help Guides
featured helpguide
Income Tax in France 2022 (for 2021 income)*
Featured Help Guide
- Primarily aimed at Britons, covers pensions, rent, ISAs, shares, savings and interest - Overview of online declarations + step-by-step guide to the French printed forms - Includes updates given automatically after this year's site opened
Get news, views and information from France
You have 2 free subscriber articles left
Subscribe now to read unlimited articles and exclusive content
Already a subscriber? Log in now