Taxation: Gambling

Treasury written question – answered on 28th June 2010.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what rate of gross profit tax is paid by (a) bingo clubs, (b) high street bookmakers and (c) online bingo websites.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Bingo clubs pay a bingo duty of 20% on bingo promotion profits. High street bookmakers pay a general betting duty of 15% on over the counter bets. Online bingo websites which are licensed in the UK pay a remote gaming duty of 15% on gross profits.

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