Scales of Justice: The GBGA launches an extra legal challenge, this time up against the point of consumption 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 dumped of London High Court earlier into the month.
While the company’s first challenge contested the Act it self, the new interest in a judicial review focuses solely regarding the brand new point of consumption income tax, which, as being a income tax issue instead than a certification problem, has been going right on through separate legal procedures.
The point of consumption tax will introduce a 15 per cent duty on all gambling operators that want to interact utilizing the Uk market, most of whom must be certified and regulated in the UK.
Once again, the GBGA will argue that the legislation is unlawful and that the idea of consumption tax breaches Article 56 of the Treaty in the Functioning of the European Union, which deals utilizing the movement that is free of across borders between EU member states.
‘This tax is a restriction on the conditions of solutions,’ stated the GBGA. ‘There are no comparable precedents regarding the UK federal Government seeking to tax entities abroad in respect of the supply of services into the united kingdom without going right on through the appropr Continue reading “GBGA Takes on UK Gambling Bill Point of Consumption Tax”