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UK Government Removes VAT Sales Tax On Digital Comics
#Budget2020 pic.twitter.com/dMBhJpAYVV — Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) March 11, 2020 And subsequently, Bleeding Cool understands that this policy was specifically placed into the Budget by a comic book reading Tory adviser who buys loads of stuff on ComiXology, and was suffering from sticker shock last week He still has an expensive year ahead of him though… The budget also[...]
Could Digital Comics Benefit From UK Tax Breaks?
Just while the tax inspectors pop by, you understand. The British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced his budget yesterday In which, he included a tax break for animation companies, specifically aimed at Aardman Animation, encouraging them not to move abroad for their operations The tax break will be worth around £17 million a year[...]
Avengers Movie Only Has A $40 Million Budget?
Last year Bleeding Cool reported, to much derision, that the Avengers movie had a budget for around what Sam Raimi's first Spider-Man movie cost back in 2002, in real terms at least, despite having all all star cast, and portraying several superpowered characters on screen simultaneously That was $140 million, more like $200 million in[...]