@Liberapay Patreon charges VAT for providing a "digital service": https://support.patreon.com/hc/en-us/articles/205259549-How-does-VAT-work-on-Patreon
@kornel We're aware that Patreon collects VAT from EU patrons. It's required to by EU law. That doesn't change the fact that if Patreon was based in the EU it would have to get licensed as a payment service provider in order to be able to operate the way it currently does in the US.
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