All Tax articles – Page 3

  • Parliament
    News

    Government has 'no plans' for tourism VAT cut

    2014-02-11T14:52:00Z

    The Government has “no plans” to introduce a VAT cut for the tourism sector, according to Treasury minister David Gauke, who also said reducing VAT to 5% for catering services could cost the Exchequer between £9bn and £10bn per year

  • Brigid Simmonds of the BBPA
    Analysis & Insight

    Local benefit of beer and pubs revealed

    2014-02-07T11:06:00Z

    The British Beer & Pub Association has published details of the impact of the beer and pub sector for every UK Parliamentary constituency

  • News

    Tourism VAT cut set for Parliament debate

    2014-02-07T07:37:00Z

    After years of industry campaigning, Parliament will next week hold a debate on VAT rates for tourism and hospitality

  • Brigid Simmonds of the BBPA
    News

    Beer and pub sector employs 900k

    2014-02-06T11:25:00Z

    A total of 900,000 UK jobs depend on British beer and pubs, according to a new report prepared for the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) ahead of next month’s Budget

  • News

    Think tank urges business rates reform

    2014-02-06T08:04:00Z

    Think-tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has called for an urgent reform of Britain’s business rates system

  • News

    Three wine firms join VAT Club

    2014-02-05T22:28:00Z

    Three wine companies have joined the campaign group led by Jacques Borel to reduce VAT to the sector to 5%

  • Supermarket alcohol
    News

    Government reveals 'below-tax' alcohol ban proposals

    2014-02-05T07:39:00Z

    The Government has given details of which alcohol pricing deals in the off-trade would be banned under new pricing restrictions expected to be implemented on 6 April

  • Parliament
    News

    Minister: sugary drinks tax 'a blunt instrument'

    2014-01-30T08:05:00Z

    A Government minister has given further indication that the Coalition is unlikely to introduce a tax on sugary drinks, describing such a move as a “blunt instrument” for dealing with obesity

  • Brigid Simmonds of the BBPA
    News

    BBPA: beer duty freeze would create 2,400 jobs

    2014-01-29T19:51:38.880Z

    The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has restated its call for a freeze in beer duty, saying that the move would create 2,400 additional jobs in the first year alone at a cost of just £4m to the Government

  • News

    Business rates 'could be scrapped'

    2014-01-29T07:56:00Z

    The Government could scrap business rates and replace them with a tax on sales to address the imbalance between sums paid by traditional and online retailers, according to The Telegraph

  • Ted Tuppen Summit
    News

    Tuppen, Caring and Johnson attack Labour's 50p tax rate

    2014-01-28T07:07:00Z

    Enterprise Inns founder Ted Tuppen, serial sector investor Luke Johnson and restaurant investor Richard Caring are among the 24 senior UK business people to sign a letter attacking Labour’s pledge to raise the top rate of tax to 50p

  • Tim Martin of JD Wetherspoon
    Opinion

    When Martin met Griffiths

    2014-01-24T07:21:00Z

    JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin and Andrew Griffiths MP, who chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, met recently to discuss their differing opinions of the VAT campaign over a pint or two. Martin discusses how they got on and looks at what’s next for the campaign

  • Fruit machine
    News

    HMRC targets pubs for unpaid VAT on gaming machines

    2014-01-23T15:22:00Z

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is to pursue pub operators and licensees to recover money previously paid out in respect of overpaid VAT

  • News

    Tax campaigner call for end to duty escalator

    2014-01-21T08:07:00Z

    The new chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance has urged Chancellor George Osborne to scrap the alcohol-duty escalator, which he said is causing damage to pubs

  • News

    Minister rules out pub rates changes

    2014-01-16T07:12:00Z

    Community pubs minister Brandon Lewis has told M C Report’s sister title the Publican’s Morning Advertiser that the Government has no plans to change the current way of working out the business rates of pub premises

  • Jacques Borel
    News

    VAT Club ‘back on track’, says Borel

    2014-01-16T07:11:00Z

    Jacques Borel’s VAT Club has obtained 24 lobbying appointments with MPs and had responses from a further 55, according to the veteran campaigner

  • News

    Taxpayers 'subsidising unfair practices of pubcos'

    2014-01-08T07:58:00Z

    Taxpayers will subsidise the “unfair” practices of tenanted pub companies to the tune of c£33m - or potentially more than £100m - per year unless the Government presses ahead with plans to reform the tenanted model, a political think tank has told the Government

  • News

    Gamestec joins VAT campaign

    2014-01-03T07:25:37.747Z

    Gamestec, the UK’s largest gaming and amusement machine operator, has joined the campaign to reduce VAT for the sector to 5%

  • News

    Tourism firms could make VAT cut price promise

    2013-11-19T07:58:00Z

    Tourism businesses may be willing to reduce prices for consumers and guarantee to take on more workers if VAT was cut to 5% on the tourism sector, campaigners have told the Government

  • News

    Koppaberg and Monster join VAT Club

    2013-11-14T07:36:00Z

    VAT Club Jacques Borel has recruited two further drinks brands to its campaign for a reduction on the level of VAT in the hospitality sector, Koppaberg and Monster