Tag Archives: Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association
- Gibraltar’s challenge of UK online gambling tax hits EU speed bump
June 13, 2017
The European Union’s top court has rejected efforts to exempt Gibraltar-licensed online gambling operators from paying the UK’s online point of consumption tax. On Tuesday, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) issued its preliminary ruling on a dispute between the UK government and the Gibraltar Betting and...
- CJEU’s Advocate General defends UK gambling law
January 19, 2017
The European Union’s top court has dealt a blow to Gibraltar’s fight to roll back the UK’s new gambling regime. On Thursday, the Advocate General for the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) issued his opinion on the Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association (GBGA) application to quash the...
- EU court takes up Gibraltar’s UK point-of-consumption tax battle
October 6, 2016
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) is restarting its bid to overturn UK’s point-of-consumption tax (POCT) at the European Union’s top court. UK implemented its 15 percent POCT in December 2014, shortly after GBGA launched a preemptive legal battle. The association believes the POCT discriminates against Gibraltar-licensed UK-facing operators...
- Gibraltar government downplays Brexit impact on online gambling operators
July 4, 2016
Gibraltar’s gaming industry is putting on a brave face despite lingering questions over the British Overseas Territory’s future in a post-Brexit world. The British public’s vote to leave the European Union has prompted much speculation regarding the fate of the couple dozen Gibraltar-based online betting firms that theoretically stand to...
- UK’s online gambling point-of-consumption tax referred to EU’s top court
July 14, 2015
The European Union’s top court will consider the legality of the UK’s online gambling point-of-consumption tax (POCT). The UK implemented its 15% POCT last December, shortly after the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) launched a preemptive legal challenge. The GBGA believes the POCT discriminates against Gibraltar-licensed UK-facing operators and...
- Isle of Man helps online gambling licensees cope with UK point of consumption tax
December 20, 2014
The Isle of Man is offering its online gambling licensees a tax break to help them cope with the UK’s new point of consumption tax (POCT). As of Dec. 1, all UK-facing operators have to pay 15% tax on revenue generated via customers based in the UK. The Isle of...
New Zealand online gambling point of consumption tax looms
March 23, 2017