Dundee-based firms competing on uneven playing field with foreign competitors, says trade association

MSPs urged to back tax break calls for gaming industry

By Cameron Brooks

Published: 19/03/2009

A trade association which represents computer games firms yesterday urged MSPs to back a call for tax breaks to support the industry.

Tiga chief executive Richard Wilson said companies were competing on an “uneven playing field” with foreign competitors which all receive some form of tax break.

He spoke out after a new report said action was needed to ensure the industry, largely based in Dundee, keeps its competitive edge.

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