Yesterday, the European Commission lifted its block on tax incentives for the UK games industry, however, if Scotland gains its independence at the September 18 referendum, the nation could find itself stripped of the breaks.
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The European Commission has lifted its block on tax incentives for UK game companies. It comes a year after the block was set in place by the Commission.
The European Commission believes there is “no obvious market failure” in the UK games sector to provide tax relief to developers, and has opened an in-depth investigation into the proposed scheme backed by the industry and trade groups.