EU member states urged to up VAT collection

Figures released by the European Commission show that VAT revenue collection has failed to show any significant improvement across member states in recent years. Based on VAT collection figures from 2013, the “VAT Gap” (the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount of VAT actually collected) did not improve on 2012. Although […]

Carrier bag levy tax implications for retail businesses

Whether you’re shopping for handbags, glad rags or doing your weekly grocery shop make sure you don’t forget to take a carrier bag with you to avoid being charged for a single use carrier bag. And if you’re a retailer then you need to make sure you’re aware of the tax implications for your business […]