Upcoming App Store tax changes in Russia and India.
Due to a change of tax laws in Russia, a value added tax (VAT) rate of 18% will be introduced on January 1, 2017 for apps and in-apps purchased by Russian consumers. Additionally, tax laws in India have changed. Effective December 1, 2016, a service tax rate of 14% along with additional levies of 0.5% for Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) and Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC) have been introduced for apps and in-apps purchased by Indian consumers. For both Russia and India, we will be administering the collection of the taxes from customers and the remittance of taxes to the appropriate tax authority.
Based on changes in foreign exchange rates or taxation, we sometimes need to update prices on the App Store. We will notify you at the time of any price changes.