Friday, December 06, 2013

Free Enterprise On Steroids

Britain figures out how to lure our fine conglomerates to the far side of the pond.

The UK's film special effects industry has received a shot in the arm with the government announcing plans to make it easier for Hollywood studios to qualify for UK tax breaks.

George Osborne's autumn statement published on Thursday promises to overhaul the "cultural test", which scores elements of productions to see how British they are, to make it easier for films to qualify for UK relief.

The government has pledged to "modernise" the test to make it more competitive in relation to the incentives offered by other countries. ...

As they say: "Companies are people, junior pally. And some people need government help more than other people."


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