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General Discussion

How do paid apps works?

Im intresting about how apid apps works.

So if an app has 1million downolads and it cost .99 cents to downolad it , one who created the app get 1 million revenue - 30% for the apple or android? so its like he got 700.000 dollars from it?

1 Answer

Sidney François
Sidney François
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That is exactly correct. Though I imagine taxes vary from country to country.

Apple takes 30% (also on in-app purchases). Google Play takes 30% (both premium and in-app purchases).

wow , taxes are still payed there? , but doesnt USA take taxes from internet? as because if you make a website , i think USA take tax from it and plus in the country? so this mean eg if i get 1million revenue from website , 30% for USA so thats remaining 750k and then 50% to UK and thats 375k ? i mean .

In uk taxes over 150k are 50% . So to earn a million , i should have like over 2.5million times downolad on ap that makes 1pound? really ? ;p to earn 1 million?

i dont have any app ro whatever yet but im trying to learn and im curious aswell because i was reading some articlees too

i m trying to build my knowledge how things work out ther like iOS has 1.3 million apps in store and that stuff and only 20% earn form it and 1% are very wealthy and the res of 80% make nothing , little , or enough to pay 99dollars back to apple and have some extra