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Information on remuneration from private copying, on rental/lending and on the VAT adjustment

27. August 2020. 

As a result of a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), certain remuneration entitlements under Sections 27, 54, 54a and 54c of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) are no longer subject to VAT.

You can access information on the adjustment of the distribution systems for remuneration entitlements from the rights categories private copying (ZPÜ), rental and lending, and the VAT reduction by the Federal Government here.