What you need to know about the tariffs of e-books and audiobooks

E-books, as opposed to audiobios, are a category of books and audiocassettes that are being considered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of the Digital Book Initiative.There are four basic types of ebooks and audiobooks: audiobio, ebooks, digital, and ebooks.The first two categories are subject to certain tariffs, while the third category […]

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When Amazon finally pays its dues to India, its books will be priced differently

Amazon has decided to pay India’s national tariff books, e-books and audiobooks at a higher rate, following a dispute between the two countries.The company had earlier set a policy of “lower pricing for Indian products”, a move that had sparked outrage from both sides.But it has since changed its mind, saying the decision was “in […]

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