German online casino tax moves one step closer with committee approval

Bundestag Finance Committee accepts 5.3% turnover tax as politicians hail potential impact on unlicensed gambling

German-facing online casino operators will be forced to comply with a 5.3% tax on turnover after the Bundestag Finance Committee approved the passage of a bill introducing the tax to a full parliamentary vote. The bill amends Germany’s Race Betting and Lottery Act to include the 5.3% turnover tax, which applies to online casino, virtual…

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