GBGA Takes on UK Gambling Bill Point of Consumption Tax

Scales of Justice: The GBGA launches a second appropriate challenge, this time contrary to the point of usage income tax.

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has launched a 2nd challenge to the new UK Gambling Bill, AKA the Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act, having seen its initial challenge trashed of London High Court earlier in the month.

Although the organization’s first challenge contested the Act itself, the new interest in a judicial review focuses solely regarding the brand new point of consumption taxation, which, as a tax issue instead than a licensing issue, has been going through separate appropriate procedures.

The purpose of consumption tax will introduce a 15 per cent duty on all gambling operators that want to activate using the market that is british all of whom must be certified and regulated in the united kingdom.

Yet again, the GBGA will argue that the legislation is unlawful and that the purpose of consumption income tax breaches Article 56 of the Treaty on the Functioning for the European Union, which deals with the movement that is free of across boundaries between EU member states.

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‘This tax is a restriction on the provisions of services,’ said the GBGA. ‘There are no comparable precedents of this UK Government seeking to tax entities abroad in respect of the provision of solutions into great britain without going right on through the route that i Continue reading GBGA Takes on UK Gambling Bill Point of Consumption Tax