Developers can now set tax categories in App Store Connect

Apple on Tuesday announced a new App Store Connect feature that allows developers to assign tax categories to apps and in-app purchases.

App Store ConnectAnnounced in a post to Apple’s developer website, the feature addition streamlines the tax collection process for app makers.Depending on local laws, content creators, distributors and merchants must pay varying tax rates on sold digital goods and services. Apple administers tax on behalf of developers in 64 of the 175 territories where the App Store is available, though the company needs additional information to properly assess fees.

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