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Pennsylvania Legislators Still Want to Tax Mature Video Games – Game Rant

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Several legislators from the State of Pennsylvania are reintroducing a bill that would levy a 10 percent sales tax to all video games that falls under a mature rating. The original proposal to tax mature games was put to the table several months ago by Rep. Christopher B. Quinn but it eventually died in committee. The politician cited that the apparent link between video games and violence, and recent tragedies such as the Parkland Florida school shooting, are the primary drivers to the bill.

Now, House Bill No. 109, which was reintroduced late last month, explains that the additional 10 percent tax that would be collected from the sale of mature video games will be put into a new Digital Protection for School Safety Account. Funds…



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