Wednesday News: S&S offers AuthorSolutions Self Publishing Packages; Amazon sales in UK near $3 billion; Duolingo
Fees to participate in Archway vary according to different packages, but in general have the following ranges: Fiction: $1,999 – $14,999; Nonfiction: $1,999 – $14,999; Business: $2,199 – $24,999; and Children’s: $1,599 – $8,499.
The VAT in the UK on ebooks is 20%. Amazon’s UK sales are as follows: The table shows that in 2011, Amazon¹s UK website generated £2.91bn in sales, paying £416m in UK VAT. Those sales were an increase of 23.3% from 2010, where it made £2.36bn in revenue, paying £262m in VAT. In 2009, Amazon made £1.87bn in sales and paid £172m in VAT.