We publish a response received from Tax Info, We hope that it will be useful to other authors … It seems that in the coming weeks, finally, we will know something more.
Hello Themelovin and sorry for the delay,
In the next few weeks we will release the new invoicing and statements tools. As part of this change Envato Market system will issue invoices to buyers for items sold. Invoicing will be issued as a service to authors. Accordingly you are not required to issue invoices by yourself as the system will do that for all authors. Invoices will be issued on the full item price and Envato will invoice authors for platform and other fees on a monthly base.Please let me know if you still have any open questions Thanks Sigal
webfector saidBut this is for US authors, not EU authors.
I found an important piece of text on the blog:We’ll be providing a Form 1099 as required, for income starting Jan 1, 2015
Well, the topic of this thread is the IRS, which is in the United States, after all.I don’t know how Envato is going to handle EU taxes though. It might be worth emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Oops, sorry! If you comforted, even for authors EU there are a little ‘doubt!
Nothing will happen. It’s on us to change how things work. Customers will eventually return to unique and simple themes, or multipurpose, but not bloated. Why? Because those bloated themes are just full of garbage that a client don’t need. It’s always like this on every market. The same situation was with 200+ shortcodes… It will all change in time to what it was before. Only question is who will survive that period. I think that we shouldn’t go along the wagon, but produce unique and useful themes and we’ll have our share on the market. I just saw new WP theme from one of our favorite authors. It’s a beautiful niche theme and I believe it will get the sales it deserves. Also I’m proud that those guys didn’t go along with all others that produce those bloated themes! That’s what we can do. Go our own way and produce something that hasn’t been seen before. We must change the trend on the market as Envato won’t do anything about it.
You cannot report a commission on your tax declaration but then say something about being direct seller and that you do not get paid by envato. Your invoice you issue to envato is saying exactly that: YOU are paid BY ENVATO. It is like saying it is black and white at the same time.
@Creattive and @revaxarts good job! +1