Analysis March 2024: UK ensembles touring Europe


Touring to Europe is about to become even more difficult for UK ensembles, now that Orchestra Tax Relief from the government will no longer be an option

British orchestras already burdened by extra costs and administration due to Brexit now face the prospect of not being able to claim tax relief on performances in the European Economic Area (the EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). From 1 April the UK government is set to make EEA expenditure ineligible for Orchestra Tax Relief (OTR)…

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