Entries in 'tax breaks' (45)

UKIE "disappointed" by games tax break shun

UKIE "disappointed" by games tax break shun

Industry association UKIE says it is disappointed with the Treasury’s decision to again avoid introducing game development tax breaks in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:08AM in News
Game tax breaks back on?

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 11:08AM in News
Tax break indecision disappoints UKIE

Tax break indecision disappoints UKIE

Trade association UKIE has said it is ‘disappointed with indecision’ on the issue of games tax breaks in a newly-published report by Scottish Affairs Select Committee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
Vaizey explains tax break snub

Vaizey explains tax break snub

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey gave a well-rehearsed speech to a large group of games industry professionals at the Develop Conference in Brighton this morning, encouraging the sector to move on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 3:12PM in News

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Vaizey endorses TIGA/ELSPA partnership

Vaizey endorses TIGA/ELSPA partnership

More politicians are throwing their support behind ELSPA and TIGA’s joint-decision to unite in a new push for game tax breaks.

by Rob Crossley
on Jul 12th 2010 at 8:03PM in News
Kotick: 'We need UK tax breaks'

Kotick: 'We need UK tax breaks'

Activision has spoken out against the UK government just a week after Chancellor George Osborne dashed developers' hopes by cancelling Labour's promised games tax breaks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2010 at 12:50PM in News
Did 'anti-game lobby' kill tax breaks?

Did 'anti-game lobby' kill tax breaks?

Disappointment is echoing around UK games studios after the government yesterday said that it wasn't going ahead with a development tax credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2010 at 2:38PM in News
ELSPA reeling from games tax U-turn

ELSPA reeling from games tax U-turn

UK publisher association ELSPA has understandably aired its disappointment at the Cob-LibDem government's withdrawal of tax breaks for games production.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 22nd 2010 at 3:02PM in News

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Vaizey to talk tax breaks at Develop Conference?

Vaizey to talk tax breaks at Develop Conference?

Ed Vaizey is to make what may be his first appearance at a games industry event since he became Minister for Culture at the formation of the current coalition Government.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2010 at 1:38PM in News
Doubts raised over game tax breaks

Doubts raised over game tax breaks

Fresh uncertainties have been cast over the Lib-Con government’s intention to deliver on its pre-election promise of game development tax breaks.
 
Trade site Gamesindustry.biz says it has heard from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2010 at 5:57PM in News
ELSPA hails new Business, Culture Ministers

ELSPA hails new Business, Culture Ministers

ELSPA has praised the appointment of the new Ministers for Culture and Business as the new Government takes shape.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 14th 2010 at 5:03PM in News
ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

The games industry is growing impatient with the Conservative party.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 4th 2010 at 10:33AM in News

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ELSPA Question Time event on tonight

ELSPA Question Time event on tonight

Today is the day three main political parties head to BAFTA’s London HQ to discuss the game industry’s most pressing issues.

by Rob Crossley
on Mar 29th 2010 at 1:14PM in News
ELSPA disappointed by tax omission

ELSPA disappointed by tax omission

ELSPA has spoken of its disappointment over the lack of a games tax credit in the Government's pre-budget reoprt today - but defended the state's understanding of the games industry.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 9th 2009 at 3:20PM in News
Government calls for 'cultural tax break' evidence

Government calls for 'cultural tax break' evidence

The UK's Department for Media, Culture and Sport has today put out a call to the games industry to provide evidence for a culturally based tax break for the UK ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 30th 2009 at 3:28PM in News
DIGITAL BRITAIN: Dev tax improvements 'under review'

DIGITAL BRITAIN: Dev tax improvements 'under review'

The UK Government will review proposals to strengthen the nation’s game development community with an extended tax relief system.

by Rob Crossley
on Jun 16th 2009 at 11:15PM in News

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Britsoft firms back official campaign for tax breaks

Britsoft firms back official campaign for tax breaks

Leading names from the UK games development sector have rallied together to kick-start a new campaign which formalises a joint call on the Government for games tax breaks and better ...
Michael French
by Michael French
on May 25th 2008 at 2:18PM in News
ELSPA demands Government support

ELSPA demands Government support

After MCV revealed last week that the UK games market saw its most lucrative Q1 period ever in the first three months of the year, ELSPA has applauded the figures ...
by Neil Long
on Apr 21st 2008 at 3:22PM in News
UK calls on WTO to investigate Canada tax breaks

UK calls on WTO to investigate Canada tax breaks

The UK’s Ministry of Culture, Media and Sport has formally started an investigation into the legality of Canada’s tax incentives for games studios.

by Michael French
on Mar 31st 2008 at 10:54AM in News
UK Government and ELSPA speak out on French tax breaks

UK Government and ELSPA speak out on French tax breaks

Many in the UK games industry are hoping that the news of the EC passing France’s proposal for studio tax credits will pave the way for similar legislation in the ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Dec 20th 2007 at 10:29AM in News