There are a few questions mixed in here:

  1. Does Leanpub collect and remit VAT on its sales?

  2. How does Leanpub pay royalties?

  3. Are there VAT concerns with royalties?

In terms of the answers to those:

  1. Leanpub collects VAT on purchases and remits through VAT OSS. Details here:

  2. We pay royalties monthly, with a 60-day hold on the royalties from each purchase (because of refunds). Details here:

  3. We don't provide tax advice, but royalties are royalties, and we do not charge or remit VAT on royalties. You do not need to send us invoices. Details here:

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