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.

As outlined in Lord Carter’s Digital Britain report, the Government has pledged to commit to work with the industry to collect and review the evidence for a tax relief [system],” which it deems would promote the sustainable production for online or physical sale of culturally British video games.”

Creative content is not restricted to the traditional analogue industries of the performing arts, film and broadcasting,” read the report. Other countries such as Canada extend the model of cultural tax relief beyond the film industry to the interactive and online worlds.”

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