VAT

Tax plans would help high streets recover

The Chancellor has been urged to drop VAT on energy efficient domestic appliances in a scheme that would mirror the car scrappage programme.

VAT cut claims disputed

Figures suggesting that not all retailers passed on last December’s cut in VAT have been countered by a leading trade organisation.

VAT dropped from carbon credits

The government has acted to prevent the risk of fraud by removing VAT from carbon credits.

Businesses paying back deferred taxes

Businesses that delayed settling their tax bills under a scheme introduced by the government to help those struggling in the economic downturn are paying back the much of the money owed.

Charities get mobile phone VAT break

Charities are all set to benefit from a tax break on any donation made by text message.

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