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TIGA delivers petition for tax relief to UK government

[Image credit: Bashed] UK video game industry trade association TIGA delivered a petition today to 10 Downing Street (that's where Her Majesty ... oh, it's just the British Prime Minister's residence), seeking the introduction of Games Tax Relief. The petition was signed by 55 "senior industry figu...

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Tiga: 1,700 industry jobs will be lost without UK tax breaks

Tiga CEO Richard Wilson has written an open letter to the British government, claiming that 1,700 jobs will be lost in the UK video game industry over the next five years if it doesn't receive tax breaks. He also believes that if the industry received a 20 percent production tax credit, that inves...

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Tiga: 85% of UK developers want tax breaks, programmers not easy to find

This made us laugh: A report by UK trade organization Tiga found that 85% of developers in the UK supported tax breaks for game production. Only 85 percent, really?! Did the remaining 15% not understand the question? Anyway, the report also covered the UK game industry's slipping size and skill sh...

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UK developer consortium Tiga cries foul over Canada tax breaks

It's common knowledge that game companies have been migrating to Canada's developer-friendly shores for some time, a side effect owing more to the region's inviting tax breaks than to its scenery or love of winter sports. Now the UK's Independent Games Developers Association, a gathering more comm...

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