Archive | December, 2016

HMRC adjusts proposed tax treatment of free plays

HMRC has published its reaction to the responses received to its consultation on the tax treatment of freeplays in Remote Gaming Duty. Our summary and the response document itself can be downloaded below. We reported on the August 2016 consultation document at

“Young People and Gambling Report” published

With findings likely to influence the DCMS response to its “Call for Evidence: Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures” – see –  the Gambling Commission’s “Young People and Gambling Report” indicates that that 450,000 children are gambling in England and Wales every week and around 9,000 of these are likely to be problem gamblers. The Report […]