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Germany adopts tax on iGaming stakes

Online gaming operators in Germany will be subject to a tax on all stakes with the opening of the regulated market on July 1.

Following a [...]

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German finance committee hears evidence on proposed online tax rate

German lawmakers hosted a fierce debate on Monday into the planned taxation of online poker and slot games, with experts on hand to support all [...]

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Atlantic City tax relief bill submitted to Governor for approval

Lawmakers in New Jersey have passed legislation to give Atlantic City casinos relief on gaming taxes in an effort to accelerate the industry’s recovery after [...]

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EGBA submits formal complaint over German online poker and slots tax

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission over the German government’s plan to set a 5.3 [...]

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EY study shows betting and gaming’s contribution to UK economy

Britain’s betting and gaming industry generated £4.5bn in tax revenue for the UK Treasury in 2019, according to a new study by EY.

The study by [...]

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Victoria to raise point of consumption tax for betting operators

The Australian state of Victoria is expected to introduce new legislation to increase the point of consumption tax (POCT) paid by sports betting operators.

The state [...]

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New bill introduced to repeal federal sports betting tax

New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to repeal the excise tax applicable to all legal sports bets in the United States.

Representatives Dina Titus [...]

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Netherlands

Netherlands releases technical requirements for online gambling monitoring

The Netherlands has submitted draft legislation to the European Commission setting out the technical requirements for connecting online gambling systems to the new Control Data [...]

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Italy

Italy introduces temporary sports betting tax

The Italian government has introduced a temporary betting tax to generate funds for sports that have been impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown.

The government aims to [...]

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GVC Holdings to seek VAT rebate of up to £200m

London-listed gaming operator GVC Holdings has added its name to the list of gaming companies seeking a refund from UK tax authority HMRC in relation [...]

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William Hill

William Hill in line for up to £150m VAT repayment

London-listed gaming operator William Hill may recover as much as £150m from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after the UK tax authority confirmed that it [...]

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New Jersey bills aim to help casinos recover from shutdown

Lawmakers in New Jersey have introduced legislation that would provide significant tax breaks to help Atlantic City casinos recover the COVID-19 shutdown.

The bill would temporarily [...]

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