Scales of Justice: The GBGA launches an extra challenge that is legal this time contrary to the point of consumption tax.
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has launched a 2nd challenge to the new British Gambling Bill, AKA the Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act, having seen its initial challenge thrown out of London High Court earlier into the month.
While the company’s first challenge contested the Act itself, the demand that is new a judicial review focuses solely on the new point of consumption taxation, which, as a taxation issue instead than a certification problem, has been going through separate legal procedures.
The idea of consumption tax will introduce a 15 per cent duty on all gambling operators that wish to engage with all the market that is british each of whom must be certified and regulated in britain.
Yet again, the GBGA will argue that the legislation is unlawful and that the purpose of consumption income tax breaches Article 56 of the Treaty on the Functioning for the European Union, which deals with all the free motion of trade across boundaries between EU member states.
‘This tax is a restriction on the conditions of solutions,’ stated the GBGA. ‘There are no comparable precedents of this UK federal Government seeking to tax entities abroad in respect of the provision of services into great britain without going right through the route that is approp Continue reading “GBGA Takes on UK Gambling Bill Point of Consumption Tax”