Entries in 'tax breaks' (45)

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
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

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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
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

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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
"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

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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
Now Evening Standard says Tax Breaks announcement is this week

Now Evening Standard says Tax Breaks announcement is this week

Tax breaks for UK games studios will be announced this week, says The Evening Standard.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2014 at 9:26AM 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

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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
Osborne undeterred by Europe scrutiny of UK games tax breaks

Osborne undeterred by Europe scrutiny of UK games tax breaks

UK Chancellor George Osborne and Culture minister Ed Vaizey said that an EC investigation will not stop games tax breaks.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 3rd 2013 at 10:49AM in News
Creative sector tax breaks go live - except for video games

Creative sector tax breaks go live - except for video games

The government has said it is committed to UK games tax relief as incentives are launched for the animation and high-end TV industries.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 30th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
UK video games tax breaks in doubt as European Commission launches investigation

UK video games tax breaks in doubt as European Commission launches investigation

Having gained approval in the March 2012 Budget, plans for UK tax breaks for video games developers are now in doubt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 2:49PM in News
Video games tax breaks delayed in the UK

Video games tax breaks delayed in the UK

Games tax relief will not be approved by April 1st as the UK awaits confirmation from Europe. 

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 20th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
UK games development tax breaks detailed

UK games development tax breaks detailed

The UK government has unveiled details of the cultural test for video games tax relief in its draft legislation released today.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 11th 2012 at 1:05PM in News
UK chancellor Osborne toasts British video games excellence

UK chancellor Osborne toasts British video games excellence

George Osborne has hailed the UK's video games legacy - and what that means for Britain's potential as a technology hub.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 9:46AM in News
38 Studios pays $1.125m to Rhode Island, Copernicus due in June 2013

38 Studios pays $1.125m to Rhode Island, Copernicus due in June 2013

38 Studios has successfully made a $1.125m payment to the state of Rhode Island.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2012 at 5:14AM in News