Entries in 'tax breaks' (23)

Ukie, BFI and Saffery Champness to discuss tax breaks at Interface panel

Ukie, BFI and Saffery Champness to discuss tax breaks at Interface panel

Next month’s Interface will cover a key subject for developers: working with tax breaks and how to make the most out of the Government’s support.

on Apr 18th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
237 games were given tax relief nod in 2015

237 games were given tax relief nod in 2015

The first full year of tax relief for games makers has seen more than 200 approved titles, with almost half passing final certification.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 4th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
Government introduces £4m development fund for small UK studios

Government introduces £4m development fund for small UK studios

The UK Government is spending £4m in a bid to find 'the next Tomb Raider'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 12th 2015 at 7:19AM in News
67 games were granted tax breaks in year one

67 games were granted tax breaks in year one

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has updated the industry on figures surrounding the long-awaited tax breaks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 15th 2015 at 3:28PM in News

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£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

The BFI has released figures for the first full year of UK games tax relief, reporting a UK spend of £14m towards the production of approved titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:20PM in News
Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

The state of Georgia has signed a new tax incentive program for video game makers into law.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:56PM in News
MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
'Britain can lead the world in games development', says Osborne

'Britain can lead the world in games development', says Osborne

George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, praised the games industry at an event that marked the launch of the long-awaited tax breaks for video games development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 4th 2014 at 2:42PM in News

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Scottish game developers will be better off without the rest of Britain, says SNP

Scottish game developers will be better off without the rest of Britain, says SNP

An independent Scotland will keep games industry tax breaks and offer even more support to its studios, the country’s Government has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 12:08PM in News
Four reasons the UK might just lead digital game development in Europe

Four reasons the UK might just lead digital game development in Europe

Joost Van Dreunen is the CEO of SuperData Research. Using the firm's latest data, he predicts why the UK games development scene may soon become the No.1 power for digital ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Video game tax breaks cultural guidelines test detailed

Video game tax breaks cultural guidelines test detailed

Are you British enough? Or specifically, is your game British enough to qualify for tax breaks?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Independent Scotland could lose video games tax breaks

Independent Scotland could lose video games tax breaks

Scottish games developers could lose the tax breaks they fought so hard for, if the country was to go independent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 28th 2014 at 9:43AM in News

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No backdating for video games tax breaks

No backdating for video games tax breaks

The Treasury has now confirmed that developers will not be able to claim back games tax relief. The claiming period will officially begin from April 1st 2014.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
Chancellor: Games tax relief one of the most generous in the world

Chancellor: Games tax relief one of the most generous in the world

Conservative MP and UK Chancellor George Osborne has said that today’s confirmation of video games tax breaks will create new jobs in the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

At long, long last UK video games tax breaks are upon us, but who is it precisely that qualifies?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:51PM in News
Jo Twist: "We are on our way to making the UK the best place to make and sell games"

Jo Twist: "We are on our way to making the UK the best place to make and sell games"

The journey to finally get the tax production credits scheme in place for the games industry has been a long and sometimes rocky one.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:48PM in News

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"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

The biggest names in UK games development have told MCV that they’re overjoyed that the European Commission has rubberstamped tax breaks for UK studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
EC approves UK video games tax breaks

EC approves UK video games tax breaks

Tax breaks for the UK video games industry are happening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Tax breaks for UK games devs will happen despite Budget no show

Tax breaks for UK games devs will happen despite Budget no show

It may have missed The Budget, but tax breaks for UK games developers will go ahead, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:52AM in News
No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

The UK’s video games industry trade body says that tax breaks for video games developers remain a realistic hope.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
UK games tax breaks could be confirmed this week

UK games tax breaks could be confirmed this week

Tax relief for UK games developers have been ‘all but confirmed’, and could even be announced during Wedenesday’s Budget speech.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Tax breaks decision 'imminent', MP claims

Tax breaks decision 'imminent', MP claims

The limbo that UK video games tax credits are currently trapped in could be coming to an end in the very near future.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:39AM in News