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September 23, 2021

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Hungary to tax online gambling from 2012

(Hungary).- National Economy Ministry, György Matolcsy, told a parliamentary committee this week that the government will tax online gambling from 2012. An increase of tax on gaming machines was also confirmed.


nswering a question by a committee member, Matolcsy said the concept for taxing online gambling was being prepared.

Levying the tax will be a technically difficult task, he added.

Matolcsy confirmed government plans to raise the gambling tax on gaming machines from November 1, 2011. The bill on the increase is already before Parliament, he said.

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