Chile’s New Digital Services Tax to Send Netflix Prices Up

May 12, 2020, 9:04 PM

Chileans will have to start paying almost a fifth more for video streaming service Netflix in June, when the government’s 19% value-added tax begins to apply to such online services.

  • “We have begun to notify our members that prices will be adjusted accordingly,” a Netflix spokesperson told Bloomberg Tax in an email Tuesday. Subscribers will see the tax as a separate item in their bills, the company said.
  • Under the wide-ranging Tax Modernization Law (Law No. 21.210) published in February, the VAT will apply to online services like ...

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