South Australia to introduce new gambling tax
By Tom Lewis
The state government of South Australia has announced a new place of consumption tax to be levied on betting companies offering services in the state.
To be included in next month’s state budget and commenced from 1 July 2017, the 15% tax is...
Ireland and Apple Brace for the Worst as Tax Endgame Nears
By Bloomberg / DaraDoy Stephanie Bodoni
While Europe and global financial markets are consumed by the prospect of Brexit, business rolls on in Brussels.
Near the top of the agenda for investors continues to be the European ...
Switzerland is handing back looted money. How big a deal is this?
In the context of a fun Twitter fight and finger-pointing between the Swiss Bankers’ Association and the German Finance Ministry, there’s a newish story on Quartz entitled Swiss bankers swear they are trying to help Africa get its dirty ...
Betfred the latest operator to pay an AML failure penalty
NEWS 14 JUNE 2016By David Cook05100
Betfred has agreed to pay compensation and a contribution towards social causes of over £800,000, after the Gambling Commission (GC) ruled it failed in its anti-money laundering and social policies.
The GC conducted ...
Vietnam steps closer to relaxation in gambling policy
NEWS 28 JUNE 2016By Tom Lewis0500
After seven years of discussion, a draft decree that would allow Vietnamese citizens to gamble in the country’s casinos has been submitted to the country’s government, according to the Vietnam Investment Review ...