“All these are either exempt, zero-rated, or rated at 5%, and for most families are more representative of imperative outgoings than the occasional new car.”
“Second, since children's clothing is zero-rated, what fits into that category?”
“In the UK, biscuits are zero-rated while "biscuits wholly or partly covered in chocolate" are not, but HMRC says Twix is actually neither of these.”
“But he added that the government had "no easy options" and said stores would be grateful the tax was not being extended to items that are zero-rated, such as food, books and children's clothing.”
“And if it all gets too much you can munch yourself into a stupor by devouring zero-rated rum babas.”
“An additional option could be to impose VAT on some of the currently zero-rated goods, such as food, books, newspapers, magazines and children's clothing.”
“Other foods that come under the zero-rated VAT banner, despite being "convenience foods", include Jaffa cakes, milkshakes, chocolate spread and tortilla or corn chips.”
“I'm against the 50% rate because it will raise little money (I being one of the few who will actually have to pay it) and it would clearly be folly to tax business at a time when more private sector jobs are needed, but other taxes, such as VAT are optional, so long as the right items are zero-rated.”
“Get your "sweetened dried fruit" deemed to be "held out for sale as snacking and home baking" and your product will bear a tax and have to compete on grocers 'shelves with zero-rated "sweetened dried fruit held out for sale as confectionary/snacking.”
“Certain medicines and basic foods have been temporarily zero-rated for 1992.”
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