The government on Saturday 19 August 2023 notified the amendment act on goods and services tax to impose higher tax slab on online gaming companies in the country. The only thing which is favorable from online gaming platforms point of view is that there is no repetitive tax.
Online gaming companies were fearing that repetitive taxes on winning amounts would reduce the consumer base. Instead the tax on gamer who comes to skyexchange agent login is on face value not on winning amount. A gamer can play the next game or bet next time with the winning amount without fearing taxes.
Level playing field of taxation is going to help India online gaming platforms. Eelier Indian online gaming platforms were concerned that foreign online gaming will get more gamers. But now it has been made clear that any foreign operator who offers services in India needs to pay an equal amount of taxes.
The definition of the supplier has also been expanded. It includes anyone who offers individual or entity managing or operating digital or electronic platforms for offering services, which are considered actionable claims. The definition includes the person or entity based on locations outside India but offering gaming to consumers or gamers in India. The suppliers need to have a person in the taxable territory who shall be responsible for paying taxes.
So the online gaming sky exchange agent login has been brought under the legal framework which augurs well for the further development of industry as well as for giving a legal support of the betting process. The higher tax is only for real money games.