Thinktank's ideas could kill video game industry

Thinktank's ideas could kill video game industry
The video game industry says tax rebates in the upcoming budget are crucial to their survival. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
The video game industry has hit back at a centre-right thinktank's arguments that the government should not provide tax incentives for the video game sector.The New Zealand Game Developers Association's (NZGDA) chair, Chelsea Rapp, argued the video game sector was strategically important to the government's aims of growing the country's digital exports and said a decision not to introduce a tax incentive would kill an industry which had shown great promise.“[The government] will be saying New Zealand is better off strategi...

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