Entries in 'tax' (43)
A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.
A number of online retailers have signed a letter addressed to chancellor George Osborne calling for an end to the argument for an online sales tax.
This long and at times painful hardware generation – it will be eight years since the 360 unveiling when we see the Next Xbox in three weeks – is matched ...
The executive chairman of Google has argued that the company’s minute UK corporation tax bill is entirely justified.
Games tax relief will not be approved by April 1st as the UK awaits confirmation from Europe.
As if things weren’t bad enough for in-administration Blockbuster UK, a newspaper investigation has landed the company in even hotter water.
The Conservative Party has launched a microsite explaining the reasons why it believes the UK video games industry is worthy of a tax break.
UK trade body UKIE has called on the games industry for input for a collective response to the government's new period of consultation on tax breaks policy.
Tax breaks for games made in the UK are back on the agenda. So MCV spoke to Ed Vaizey, minister for the department of culture, media and sport, to find out ...
The UK government has declared its intention to establish a nationwide game tax break policy, in a dramatic manoeuvre that leaves the British sector in shock and jubilation.
It is ‘absolutely nuts’ online retailers can avoid tax so easily, says HMV.
When Play.com took advantage of the Channel Island tax relief back in 1998, it changed UK online retailing overnight.
Online entertainment retailers are preparing to leave the Channel Islands after the UK Government said it will close the VAT loophole next April.
A San Francisco judge has rejected Trip Hawkins' plea to use personal bankruptcy to cancel $20m of tax obligations.
The tax loophole that has for so long allowed key online retailers to offer cheaper games is under threat.
Yesterday the Prime Minister once again faced the question of why he, and his government, chose to go back on promises made in the run up to the election.
The new UK coalition Government WILL NOT implement tax breaks for games production Chancellor George Osborne confirmed today.
TIGA CEO Richard Wilson has told Develop that he believes a Hung Parliament, now confirmed as the result of yesterday’s election, “may well work in the favour” of the UK ...
First he was positive that the Conservatives would introduce game tax breaks, now Ed Vaizey – shadow spokesperson for the game industry – is vehement.
The Conservative Party has abandoned plans to introduce game development tax breaks, a Labour MP insists.
Chancellor Alistair Darling has personally endorsed the game industry as a “creative force” that deserves, and needs, support in Westminster.
The Conservative Party has failed to cite game development tax breaks in its 131-page policy manifesto, raising suspicion that the party is no longer backing a tax-specific state support package ...
Alistair Darling’s Budget was a landmark moment for the games industry – but UK studios most show they are worth the £90m invested in them.