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Indian gaming industry seeks clear tax regime, duty credit scrips in Budget

Budget 2023: They also suggested that the Centre can also consider levying separate tax slabs for each game category, like casual games, fantasy games and esports


Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
India's online gaming industry has the potential to scale rapidly, and the Centre should provide a clear and progressive tax structure for the sector in the Budget 2023, experts told Business Standard.

"A well-clarified and progressive taxation regime would provide an immense boost to this sunrise sector. Such a move will make gaming a cornerstone of Digital India and be the catalyst for India to achieve its goal of a trillion-dollar digital economy," said Roland Landers, chief executive officer of the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). 

"We hope the government provides clarity on the tax slab applicable on skill gaming," said Sai

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 1:34 PM IST

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