Tax Code of Kazakhstan provides that the exemption of gambling business from VAT, which has been in effect since Kazakhstan gained independence, ends on January 1, 2019. Bookmakers are not happy with it, ZAKON.KZ reports. According to the business community, public organizations, as well as international consulting companies, the introduction of VAT for betting companies
According to the official statement, the lower chamber of the Kazakh parliament will consider amendments to the law in the end of 2018. The amendments had to be approved or sent for revision in May of this year, but were postponed to November.