Gaming & Gambling: German Regulatory and Tax Update Webinar

NEWS

20 Sep 2021

The legal environment for gambling operators offering their services to customers located in Germany has changed substantially as of July 2021. 

This applies to the following topics:

  • Regulatory: Possibility to apply for licenses for virtual slots and for poker, no licenses for other online casino games;
  • Taxation virtual slots and poker: Instead of 19% VAT on GGR an extensive gaming tax of 5,3% on stakes applies; obligation to register at tax authority;
  • Taxation sports bets: New tax rate of 5,3% with new templates and a slightly amended calculation mechanism.

The changes require action regarding the tax filing processes as well as the licensing strategy.

This webinar brought to you by WH Partners and Witzel Erb Backu & Partner will tackle the main changes of the legal framework and will include a Q&A session.

Register here.