Music download charges set to soar to £1.16

Adrian Holliday
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Prepare to pay more to download music. The Government is applying VAT pressure on the likes of Amazon and Apple's iTunes service to raise more cash - around £300m - for the Treasury. That means downloads could cost around £1.16p compared to 99p.

The price of games, apps and e-books could also see a sharp rise. How soon? %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%