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Collecting the private copy levy



Decision No. 18 of the Commission for Private Copying applicable on October 1st 2018.

The decision  #18 voted on by the private copying committee , modifying the scales applicable to external storage media, multimedia phones and multimedia tablets, has been issued on September 22th 2018 in the Official Journal.

Its date of application is October 1st 2018

Read the decision


Amendment of the vat rules applicable to remuneration for private copy

A decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (case SAWP C-37/16), confirmed on June 21, 2018 by the Dpt. of Tax Legislation of the Ministry of Economy decided that the activity of COPIE FRANCE is now out of the scope of VAT and leads COPIE FRANCE to no longer include VAT when it charges the remuneration for private copying to French importers and manufacturers.