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Tax Duty on Free Plays in Remote Gaming Duty Consultation

8 September 2016

The government announced at Budget 2016 that it would align the tax treatment of free gaming subject to Remote Gaming Duty with the treatment of free betting within General Betting Duty.

This consultation seeks to gather information about how this change should be made, and whether the draft legislation will deliver the intended change.

The full consultation can be downloaded by clicking here and a summary of the questions in this consultation is included at chapter 6.

Responses to the questions should be sent by 17 October 2016, via the following methods:

Email to: 

Write to:

Freeplays: Consultation Gambling Duties Team
HM Revenue and Customs
3w Ralli Quays
3 Stanley Street
Salford M60 9LA

Telephone enquiries should be directed to Brian O’Kane at HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC): Brian O’Kane 03000 588011 (from a text phone prefix this number with 18001)

Please do not send consultation responses to the Consultation Coordinator.

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