TaxCorporate TaxPBR: Football pools tax to go

PBR: Football pools tax to go

Football pools tax will be abolished from 1 April 2002, the chancellor has said.

Gordon Brown said the measure was designed to level the playing field between the pools and other forms of betting.

Tax-free betting started on 6 October, though it had originally been planned to take effect on 1 January 2003.

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