A small bit of cheer for some?

  TopCat® 00:17 14 Nov 2008
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From the 1st of December this year Customs duty will be relaxed on items costing under £105 and bought online from outside the EU. Unfortunately, VAT will still be charged on some items costing over £18. click here

It is mooted by some that tax cuts will be announced soon by the Chancellor and that VAT could be one of them. I have my doubts on that one but I have been known to get it wrong from time to time. ;o) TC.

  Stuartli 00:30 14 Nov 2008

>>Unfortunately, VAT will still be charged on some items costing over £18. >>

So no change at 7dayshop then? There was talk that the Government was aiming to end this tax advantage for various products bought from the Channel Islands.

By the way, I understood that the EU would frown on any changes made to VAT that were not in harmony with other European countries?

  laurie53 06:57 14 Nov 2008

They can frown on it all they like but until, God forbid, we get tax harmony it is quite permissible.

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