This article is for authors located in Russia.
Russian VAT (НДС) is a tax imposed by the Russian Government on certain goods and services purchased by an end-consumer located in Russia. This tax extends to non-resident suppliers of digital services. The service offered by Envato in granting Russian Authors access to license their digital goods on Envato Market is subject to Russian VAT and accordingly, Author Fees will be subject to VAT from 16th November 2020.
Russian VAT will apply to author fees charged at a rate of 16.67%. This will apply to both individuals and businesses (irrespective of whether you are also VAT registered in Russia). Envato will issue you with a compliant VAT invoice to ensure that you can declare the sales on your VAT return and claim a tax adjustment for any VAT charged.
You will also be able to see VAT on your statement page which can be accessed through your account settings for all sales completed from the16th November 2020. Russian VAT will also begin to be charged on your monthly author fees from 16th November 2020.