Pennsylvania might slap a 10% tax on violent video games, but the industry says the proposed law is fundamentally flawed

Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill that would slap a 10% tax on video games that are rated Mature or Adults Only by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). Rep. Christopher Quinn submitted House Bill 109 to the state’s General Assembly on January 28th with bi-partisan support from Rep. Ed Neilson and and Rep. Carol Hill-Evans.

Revenue generated from the video game tax would be used to fund new safety measures in Pennsylvania’s public schools.

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