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Budget 2014: Tax Relief for Theatre Productions

Written by  Thursday, 20 March 2014
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As part of the Budget 2014, yesterday Chancellor George Osborne announced that a new theatre tax relief scheme will come into effect from 1st September 2014.

The scheme will benefit theatre productions and regional touring productions which covers opera, dance, plays and musicals by making them eligible for a lower tax break of 20% and 25% respectively.

According to the treasury, the new model will recognise the "unique value that the theatre sector brings to the UK economy".

In an article on The Stage, entertainment law firm Harbottle & Lewis explain just how the tax relief scheme will work. Read the full article>>


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Claire Mason

Claire enjoys going to the theatre, in particular musicals. If she had to choose, her favourite shows would be Grease and Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz.

Originally from Plymouth, Claire came to west London to study a degree in Journalism at Brunel University. After finishing her degree, Claire decided to combine her passion for writing with her eagerness to learn new skills, stay in the city and pursue a career in PR.