Journal Ordering Payment & Tax Information

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Payment Methods

Payment in advance is required for all orders before service can commence, and is required in the currency in which it is billed. Typically this is in US dollars with exceptional regional pricing in Euros for countries in Europe and £ sterling for UK. Payment can be made by credit card, bank transfer or cheque/check.

Credit Card:
We accept payments by the following methods:

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  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Card number, expiry date, card security code, and the name on the card are all required, in addition to the subscription details. John Wiley & Sons takes the responsibility for data protection very seriously and all credit card payments should be made securely online.

Visit a specific journal home page on Wiley Online Library, then select Subscribe or click on Journal Information (for ex-Blackwell titles) and follow the on screen instructions. Alternatively you may also place your order by phone through Journal Customer Services

If you reside in the EU please do not mail personal credit card payment details.

Bank Transfer:
If you would like to pay by bank transfer, please refer to our bank account details below:

US dollar
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UK sterling
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If settling in Australian dollars, Canadian dollars or Swiss Francs these payments must be sent to the UK Sterling account (as shown above) as we do not hold bank accounts in these currencies.

When paying by Bank transfer please email the value and dates of your transferred payment to

Please also note it is essential to include your invoice number, subscription references and customer account number with your payment slip to enable clear identification on receipt into our account. Please ensure that the total value of the final remittance to John Wiley & Sons is sufficient to cover bank charges.

Payment via Cheque:
US$ cheque made payable to John Wiley & Sons. US dollar cheques must be drawn on USA Bank account. For US dollar payments, please take advantage of an enhanced processing service by sending orders and cheque payments to:

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Tax treatment and country rules will be applied consistently across all our products and services.

Australian Goods & Services Tax (GST) - Journal Subscription Products only
Customers in Australia should add GST. Subscription agents are responsible for collecting GST from their customers in Australia. Our ABN number is 29 004 901 562.

Canadian Goods And Services Tax (GST) - Journal Subscription Products only
Customers in Canada should add GST to all print products. For electronic products HST should be added at the rates detailed within the link below. For a journals subscription which includes both electronic and print content then the net sales price is split 50:50 between print and electronic components, with the respective GST and HST rates applied.

Subscription agents are responsible for collecting GST and HST from their customers in Canada. Our GST number is R123404899. Please visit the follow site from the Canadian Revenue Agency to obtain up to date GST and HST rates:

Norwegian VAT
Customers in Norway should add the current rate of VAT for all electronic products. Subscription agents are responsible for collecting tax from their customers in Norway. Our registration number is 2001608. Please visit the follow website to obtain up to date Norwegian VAT rates:

South Africa Goods and Services Tax
All business and consumer customers in South Africa should add VAT for electronic products. Subscription agents are responsible for collecting VAT from their customers in South Africa. Our registration number is 4120265709. Please visit the follow website to obtain up to date South Africa VAT rates:

European Union VAT
Customers in the European Union will be charged VAT on both the electronic and print content. For a journals subscription product which includes both electronic and print content then the amount of VAT charged for each element is currently based on a 50:50 split of the net sales price with the respective VAT rate applied.

Customers in the EU must provide a VAT registration number or a form of evidence to show entitlement to exemption; customers who are not registered or exempt will be charged VAT. Journal Subscription Agents registered for VAT will continue to operate under reverse charge rules.

From 1 January 2015, new VAT place of supply rules are applied to business to consumer (B2C) supplies. This affects Wiley e-services (‘digital services’) supplied to you. A consumer in this sense is a non VAT registered individual or business. The place of supply VAT rules in relation to e-services to business to business (B2B) customers is unaffected. If you are VAT registered, then the e-services Wiley sells to you is not affected by this change in legislation.

Prior to Jan 1st 2015 the place of taxation for supplies of electronic / digital services which Wiley supplies to non VAT registered individuals or businesses is determined by the location of where Wiley is based, as the supplier of the services. However, from 1 January 2015, the place of taxation is determined by the location of where you as the consumer are based, therefore, digital supplies will be taxed at the VAT rate applicable in your EU state.

Please visit the follow website from the European Commission to obtain up to date EU VAT rates:

Wiley VCH Verlag GmbH, Ernst & Sohn and GIT Verlag titles
VAT will be charged for Wiley-VCH, Ernst & Sohn and GIT Verlag titles supplied in Switzerland and also supplied in Austria.

The India Service Tax
The India Service Tax is applicable only to digital and electronic services. The tax has become effective from 1 December 2016. The total tax rate at present is 15% which is made up of Service Tax - 14%, Swachh Bharat Cess - 0.5% and Krishi Kalyan Cess ? 0.5%.

Delivery Terms & Legal Title

Where the subscription price includes print issues and delivery is to the recipient's address, delivery terms are Delivered At Place (DAP); the recipient is responsible for paying any import duty or taxes. Title to all issues transfers FOB our shipping point, freight prepaid. We will endeavour to fulfil claims for missing or damaged copies within six months of publication, within our reasonable discretion and subject to availability.

Privacy & Data Protection

John Wiley & Sons takes the responsibility for data protection very seriously and takes all reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with our Privacy and Data Protection Policy. In submitting an order, you consent to the transfer of your data to Wiley Group companies worldwide for the purposes of fulfilling the order. To view the full policy including how we may use your information, please go to:


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