January 31, 2021
Elzra January 2021 Update
  Dice Tower 2021 Campaign Although the Dice Tower’s 2021 Kickstarter campaign is winding down, I wanted to report that we completed all of the Catacombs 3E item cards and gave the set a name: Weapon Cache. Of course, like our other Dice Tower mini-expansions, these will be available later directly from our online shop. The items are the root wand, javelin, morning star, goblin throwing axe, skullcrusher, crossbow, and orc war blade. UK and EU Regulatory Changes I’m continuing to track the UK and EU regulatory changes related to VAT. For the UK, these changes came into effect on the 1st of January, 2021. For the EU implementation will begin on the 1st of July (unless delayed). For Elzra’s Kickstarter (and other crowdfunding) campaigns, I’m going to make it very clear in the pledge level box that the price displayed is exclusive of VAT, so there are no unpleasant surprises. It is also important to understand that the customer’s VAT is calculated on both the product and the shipping required to deliver it. I’m not going to play with fire and put the “friendly” logos on our campaign pages, though I will make it clear that we will ship from within the UK to backers in that country and from Germany for backers in the EU. Elzra is already registered for the VAT in the UK, but I still have to register for Germany. The German tax office expects you to submit a monthly return until you demonstrate to them that you are a reliable actor. This will mean extra paperwork for me submitting zero returns each month. I attended a webinar this week to learn more about these changes. Over 50 other publishers / actors in the Kickstarter tabletop games industry were on the call and there was […]