TBAT Innovation helps businesses to claim Video Games Tax Relief for the design, production and testing of new video games.
View our Video Games Tax Relief brochure for more information.
Video Games Tax Relief is part of the UK Government’s Creative Industries Tax Relief incentives.
UK game developers can receive a Corporation Tax reduction or rebate worth up to 20% of the core production costs of a game.
Game developers can claim VGTR on whichever is lower:
If the game is profitable, the Tax Relief can be used to reduce a Corporation Tax bill. If the video game makes a loss, claimants can receive a cash payment from HMRC at a rate of 25%.
To qualify for VGTR, you need to meet the following criteria:
If you meet the Video Games Tax Relief criteria, and your video game can be played on any one of the following devices, you could be entitled to Video Games Tax Relief:
Our experienced team of tax and accountancy experts can support you through every step of the process, from building your British Film Institute (BFI) Cultural Test for certification, to calculating your expenditure for your Video Games Tax Relief claim.
It all starts with a quick and painless chat to understand whether you qualify and how much you could claim.
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Video Games Tax Relief is just one of the many Creative Industries Tax Relief Incentives. Businesses can claim tax relief if they are directly involved in the production and development of:
Our team are happy to review and assist with any type of creative industries tax relief; we will discuss with you on a case-by-case basis to advise how we can help.
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