Pay more for video streaming, cloud services from Jan 1

(From left) Online video viewer, mobile phone gamer and designer.
(From left) Online video viewer, mobile phone gamer and designer.ST ILLUSTRATIONS: CEL GULAPA

From Wednesday, you will have to pay more for the monthly or yearly subscription to your favourite video streaming apps or cloud storage services.

Overseas digital service providers must register for goods and services tax (GST) and levy the charge if they have a yearly global turnover of more than $1 million and sell more than $100,000 worth of digital services to customers in Singapore in a 12-month period.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 29, 2019, with the headline 'Pay more for video streaming, cloud services from Jan 1'. Subscribe