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Are gambling loses tax deductable in the UK, UK, No action

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Are gambling loses tax deductable in the UK
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Customer: 1 i think the online casino didnt do any checks on me coerrectly and let me gamble £90K with no checks or requests from me or stop of play until these checks were done. i have lost alost evrything i have
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Stuart J replied 1 month ago.

Gambling tax was abolished in 2001 which means that there is no tax to pay on winnings by the same token, that makes the losses nondeductible. Sorry.

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