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How to qualify for UK Video Games Tax Relief

video game developers tax relief

Video Games Tax Relief (VGTR)

Did you know that over 95% of video game companies in the UK are small to medium-sized businesses?

So what tax relief is available for those limited companies striving to fill our ever-growing appetite for computer games?

British companies developing video games have been able to claim tax relief of up to 25% on their production costs since April 2014. 

HMRC have criteria in place and the system is easy to navigate. Companies are entitled to claim relief as long as;

  • the video game is British
  • the video game is intended for supply
  • at least 25% of core expenditure is incurred on goods or services that are provided from within the European Economic Area (EEA)

If your company qualifies to claim to VGTR your company is also entitled to:

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