Scottsdale, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/02/2014 -- E-book readers in the United Kingdom can get more savings by visiting book comparison website Bokpris.net in the face of an impending increase in e-books pricing caused by an increase in taxes for apps, audiobooks and e-books next year.
The Swedish website says that bookworms in the United Kingdom can save on their books and e-books purchases by going to http://www.bokpris.net. The website is a free and independent comparison service for Böcker or books. Bookworms can find and compare prices of more than 10 million books in the website.
The website should help people who are fond of classic books and those who would like to studielitteratur or study literature (Kurslitteratur). The goal of the website is simply to provide a free comparison service for books.
Bokpris.net says it should be of assistance to residents of countries where e-book prices are expected to increase, like in the United Kingdom. Various media reports have it that there would be an increase in tax for ebooks and audiobooks next year. Online retail giants Amazon, Apple, Kobo and B&N will have to charge 20% value-added tax that will dramatically increase the overall costs of e-books in the country.
E-book retailers in the United Kingdom charge less tax for its UK customers since they are located in Luxembourg where the VAT is low at an average of 3%. But with the plans of the UK government to change its tax code for online orders, it is expected that ebook readers in the country will have to shell out more money in order to enjoy their favorite titles.
Bokpris.net is a free book comparison website. Bookworms can find and compare titles of more than 10 million books by accessing the website. For more information please visit http://www.bokpris.net.