How Tax Is Giving Video Games A British Accent

April 14, 2015
Lisa Travnik

The British may soon enjoy an influx of culturally-infused video games following the launch of a new tax incentive which allows game makers to write off about a fifth of their cost of production for qualifying games.  One qualifying factor is the measure of ‘British-ness’ which will be based on cultural content, cultural contribution, use of cultural hubs and cultural practitioners.  California and Texas have the most established such programs in the U.S., but UK’s countrywide incentive is a game changer in linking tax policy with cultural imperatives. Joe Harpaz has more in his latest post for Forbes.

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