Apple has sent out an email to iTunes Connect developers announcing a change in how taxes are calculated for App Store purchases in the European Union. Starting January 1, 2015, Apple will charge customers the value-added tax, or VAT, rate based on the country in which they reside rather than calculating a flat VAT rate for all countries in the European Union.
According to the email, Apple says:
The effect for consumers is that prices for apps could potentially increase if customers reside in an E.U. country with a high tax rate.
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