Cut Tourism Vat

Parliament's support of the campaign to reduce hospitality and tourism VAT is growing with the Liberal Democrats becoming the first political party to back it

Political support builds for Cut Tourism VAT campaign

By Emma Eversham

Political support for Cut Tourism VAT's campaign to reduce VAT on domestic tourism from 20 per cent to 5 per cent is growing with The Liberal Democrats becoming the first main party to back it. 

Cut Tourism VAT is putting renewed pressure on the Government to lower VAT to 5 per cent for the tourism industry

Refreshed calls to cut VAT now tourism is 'important export industry'

By Emma Eversham

Cut Tourism VAT, the campaign set up to put pressure on the Government to lower the VAT rate for tourism and hospitality businesses in the UK to 5 per cent, is calling for politicians to think again about changing the rate now tourism has been dubbed...

Over 15,000 venues today cut their prices by at least 7.5 per cent

#TaxEqualityDay: Pubs and restaurants unite for VAT cut

By Melodie Michel

Over 15,000 pubs and restaurants across the UK cut their prices by at least 7.5 per cent on 24 September to show the positive impact reducing VAT to 5 per cent would have on the hospitality sector.

Cutting VAT on hotels and attractions to 5 per cent will provide a £45m net annual gain to the Exchequer, the report found

Tourism VAT cut would boost economy, finds report

By Carina Perkins

Cutting VAT on hotels and attractions would be a ‘win-win’ strategy for Britain – helping to stimulate the tourism industry, create additional jobs and generate a net gain for the Treasury, according to a new report. 

Tim Farron MP has given his support of cutting VAT across tourism to make the UK more competitive with Europe

South Lakes MP supports Cut Tourism VAT campaign

By Emma Eversham

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has pledged his support of the Cut Tourism VAT campaign and is putting pressure on the Treasury to bring tax rates for hotels, restaurants and other hospitality and leisure businesses into line with those in other European countries. 

Culture Secretary Maria Miller said tourism was central to the Government's economic growth strategy, but she didn't talk about VAT

New Tourism Strategy missed a trick, says VAT campaign

By Luke Nicholls

The Cut Tourism VAT Campaign is ‘disappointed’ that Culture Secretary Maria Miller and VisitBritain have both failed to realise the importance of reducing VAT for the sector after the national tourist board published its new tourism strategy earlier this...

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