author's fee

Do I receive an author's fee from the publisher?

Yes, you will get that!

How high is my author fee?

The amount of the author's fee is specified in the author's contract.

When will the author's fee be paid out?

The distribution takes place at the end of the year.

Is the author's fee subject to income tax?

The income is subject to income tax and must be declared in the income tax return. There are allowances that you can claim if this is not your main occupation. Special regulations apply. Please ask your responsible tax office.

How can I receive an additional author fee?

You have the option of receiving an additional author's fee from VG Wort for the publication of your book. You can find detailed information about eligibility to participate and registration deadlines under VG Wort bonus.