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June 24, 2021

Its 26 venues pay 35 % of their gross receipts as direct tax to the government

Macau’s casino taxes see year-on-year rise in first 8 months

(Macau).- The government of the Macao Special Administrative Region has collected us$ 2,295 billion in direct gaming taxes in the first eight months of the year, seeing a notable year-on-year rise of 47.2 percent.

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he statistics issued Wednesday by the Finance Services Bureau (FSB) showed that the gaming taxes accounted for 73.4 percent of the government total revenue in the period.

Macau’s 26 casinos pay 35 percent of their gross receipts as direct tax to the government. The region, with a population of 520,000, has a 150-year history of gaming industry and is the only part of China where casino gaming is legitimate.

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