VAT

VAT may be pushing up prices earlier

21 Sep 10

Some businesses may be looking at raising their prices sooner rather than later in anticipation of the VAT hike set for January next year.

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Tax gap widens

21 Sep 10

The amount of uncollected tax rose in the last financial year.

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EC forecasts stronger UK growth but warns on VAT rise

14 Sep 10

The European Commission has revised upwards its predictions for economic growth in the EU, but has suggested that the UK’s recovery may be hampered by the decision to increase VAT.

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Pre-Budget Report to be 'dropped'

06 Sep 10

The government is likely to axe this year’s pre-Budget Report, according to press reports.

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Consumers overestimate VAT hike

02 Sep 10

Consumers believe that the forthcoming VAT increase will add more to shop prices than it actually will, a new study has claimed.

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