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Game tax breaks back on?

Ben Parfitt
Game tax breaks back on?

The UK games industry is braced for another tense Budget report, as new indications suggest George Osborne could re-introduce games tax breaks into the finance bill.

In recent weeks, and with the March 23 Budget looming, the government has noticeably cultivated more positive connections with the digital entertainment industries.

Now a fresh report, published today in the Sunday Times, claims that Osborne is “considering the introduction of tax breaks for the computer games industry as an eye-catching measure to put in his budget for growth”.

The article estimates that £30 million will be used to finance the tax break initiative.

Develop has all the details.

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