Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills

Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills, despite promises to scrap the tax after Brexit By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 22:05 GMT, 16 January 2021 The Treasury has said it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills, despite … Read more Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills

Robbie Williams ‘earned £19.8 million in 2019’ despite leaving The X Factor role

Robbie Williams ‘earned £19.8 million in 2019’ despite leaving lucrative role at The X Factor with wife Ayda Field By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 01:50 GMT, 23 December 2020 | Updated: 01:56 GMT, 23 December 2020 Robbie Williams reportedly earned £19.8 million in 2019, despite the fact he and wife Ayda Field left their … Read more Robbie Williams ‘earned £19.8 million in 2019’ despite leaving The X Factor role

EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace’s firm ‘owes £40,000 in unpaid tax’

EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace’s firm ‘owes £40,000 in unpaid tax as the company is fully wound up’, documents show Thatcher Promotions Limited was placed into voluntary liquidation in 2015 Report shows it owed £69,614 to the HMRC in unpaid corporation tax and VAT Wallace is listed as the director of Thatcher Promotions Limited by government By Faith … Read more EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace’s firm ‘owes £40,000 in unpaid tax’

Price hike fears for Uber and Airbnb customers amid reports Rishi Sunak is planning to impose VAT

Price hike fears for Uber and Airbnb customers amid reports Rishi Sunak is planning to impose VAT in a multi-billion-pound tax raid Sunak considering toughening up VAT rules on ‘sharing economy’ businesses Many have grown rapidly in recent years to become hugely successful Treasury is examining ways it could levy VAT on these transactions  By Matt … Read more Price hike fears for Uber and Airbnb customers amid reports Rishi Sunak is planning to impose VAT

Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops

MPs have demanded the Government reveal how hard the UK economy will be hit when duty free shopping for foreign tourists is scrapped next month. Chancellor Rishi Sunak will end VAT refunds for international visitors to British shops from January 1, even as the high street is fighting for its survival after the Covid-19 crisis. … Read more Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops

I’m A Celeb SPOILER: Russell Watson is rotated into a vat of rancid congealed offal

I’m A Celeb SPOILER: Russell Watson FINALLY gets his wish and does a solo trial… but regrets it as he is rotated into a vat of rancid congealed offal By Andrew Bullock For Mailonline Published: 12:44 GMT, 30 November 2020 | Updated: 12:57 GMT, 30 November 2020 He was left irritated on Sunday night’s I’m … Read more I’m A Celeb SPOILER: Russell Watson is rotated into a vat of rancid congealed offal

Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out raising income tax, VAT or National Insurance

Is Rishi Sunak ditching the triple tax lock? Chancellor refuses to rule out raising income tax, VAT or National Insurance to plug coronavirus black hole Rishi Sunak did not rule out raising income tax, VAT or National Insurance He told BBC Breakfast the scale of borrowing this year was ‘not sustainable’ The ‘triple lock’ against … Read more Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out raising income tax, VAT or National Insurance

Boris Johnson blasts ‘gloomy’ Covid economic forecast and vows NO income tax or VAT rise before 2024

Boris Johnson has lashed out at ‘gloomy’ predictions of coronavirus woe, telling MPs they were too negative because they were made before last week’s vaccine breakthroughs. The Prime Minister made the comment as he addressed anxious backbenchers last night in the wake of Rishi Sunak’s spending review, which revealed the scale of the problem facing … Read more Boris Johnson blasts ‘gloomy’ Covid economic forecast and vows NO income tax or VAT rise before 2024

ALEX BRUMMER: Britain MUST remain open for business 

ALEX BRUMMER: With much of the world’s air traffic grounded and non-essential shops in England trapped in a second lockdown, Britain MUST remain open for business Bicester Village, Oxfordshire been magnet for tourists from China & Asia-Pacific  Alex Brummer warns it is bad time to suspend VAT refunds for overseas visitors  ‘Flies in the face … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Britain MUST remain open for business 

MoD wastes £450million in ONE YEAR: Defence officials blew a fortune on scrapped projects

MoD wastes £450million in ONE YEAR: Defence officials blew a fortune on scrapped projects and accountancy blunders, report reveals Ministry of Defence lost more than £800,000 to VAT error in ‘fruitless payment’ £231million was wasted as a result of scrapping hundreds of armoured carriers  New figures show £450million was wasted by defence officials last year alone  … Read more MoD wastes £450million in ONE YEAR: Defence officials blew a fortune on scrapped projects