The Curious Case of TDS and Online Games

How RummyTime and ClearTax became unlikely allies, and why this partnership raises concerns

Vignesh Raghuram
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The Curious Case of TDS and Online Games


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Earlier last week, online skill gaming platform RummyTime announced a promotional partnership with income tax filing platform ClearTax. This unique association offers RummyTime players a novel incentive: all registered players who file their taxes through ClearTax, whether self-filed or Charted Accounted-assisted, will receive the amount paid to ClearTax as ‘Discount Credits’ in their RummyTime game wallet.

At first glance, the partnership between an online rummy platform and a tax e-filing service seemed utterly baffling. What common ground could these two seemingly disparate services share? 

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