The government on 5 April 2018 presented its proposals to regulate the gaming industry, in the form of a bill for submission to the Riksdag. The bill would require licensing of gaming activities—including online gaming—with the licensing fee set at 18%. The rules aim to provide consumer protections.
Among the tax-related items in the bill are measures that provide:
The new rules are proposed to be effective beginning January 1, 2019. Voting on the bill in the parliament is scheduled for 7 June 2018.
Read an April 2018 report (Swedish) prepared by the KPMG member firm in Sweden
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