Creative work

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A creative work is a manifestation of creative effort such as artwork, literature, music, and paintings.

Creative works have in common a degree of arbitrariness, such that it is improbable that two people would independently create the same work.

The term is frequently used in the context of copyright[citation needed]

United Kingdom[edit]

For the purpose of section 221(2)(c) of the Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Act 2005, the expression "creative works" means

"(a) literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works, or
(b) designs,

created by the taxpayer personally or, if the qualifying trade, profession or vocation is carried on in partnership, by one or more of the partners personally."[1]

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