Video Game Tax Relief
September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Are you in the business of developing video games?
Did you know? Video Games Tax Relief allows UK game developers to claim back 20% of their production costs!
This event is designed for Game Dev Community to get together, make new connections and get inspired from successful developers. In addition, you will learn about the available UK tax reliefs for developers and obtain an understanding of the requirements to help your application stand out from others.
In addition to Video Game Tax Relief, your business will also be entitled to:
• Lower game development costs
• Reduced Corporation Tax
• Tax credits if you’re making a loss
Event Sponsored By:
RIFT Group works with range of partners in the form of referrers, agents and like-minded companies to help businesses and individuals get the best advice. The firm has been awarded the MegaGrowth 50 Award in 2015 and the KEIBA award for Customer Service. RIFT Tax Refunds has been helping people and businesses get their tax returns since 1999. They are the only tax specialists to have achieved the Institute of Customer Service “ServiceMark” for exceptional levels of customer service
Companies you’ll meet:
The Intellectual Property Office is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright. IPO is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). They are responsible for the role of IP rights in supporting innovation and are directed and controlled by corporate governance rules to ensure that it supplies public services of the highest quality, shares good ideas, and control costs.
The Business Shaper Group helps founders gain access to growth funding & offers investors the opportunity to review fully curated and de-risked investments. Their ‘Blended Finance’ approach de-risks investment opportunities by breaking down the funding requirements to the best funding mechanism such as grants, traditional finance and investments.
Liam Dowe is the Business Development Lead at RIFT Group. He has developed an in depth understanding of the tax relief schemes available to SMEs drawn from running his own business. Liam is currently using his passion for video gaming to raise awareness of Video Games Tax Relief.
Gary Townley is the Business Outreach Manager at the Intellectual Property Office and has been working in the field of Intellectual Property for over 30 years. He has been helping businesses develop and protect their creativity using IP. A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and with diplomas in both Business and IP, Gary joined the Business Outreach and Education team in 1999 and regularly provides Intellectual Property training at workshops, seminars and conferences.
Dan Licari is a digital media specialist that brokers partnerships, projects and investment. Originally from Seattle, Dan has lived in the UK since 1997 and has over 25 years of international commercial experience. During this time, he has worked with several games technology companies from across the UK, Europe and US. He also developed skills programmes, funding workshops and a games accelerator called the GameChanger. Dan currently works with the Business Shaper Group helping companies get to market and scale internationally.
• 6.00-6.30pm Arriving & Networking
• 6.30-6.40pm Welcome from BFS & Sponsors
• 6.40-7.40pm Presentations
• 7.40-8.00pm Panel Q&A
• 8.00-9.00pm Networking Reception
Arina Osiannaya, Managing Director
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