Category Archives: VAT

Energy saving materials to be VAT free?


Today the chancellor Mr George Osborne ducked to opportunity to reduce VAT on Energy Efficient windows. The standard rate of VAT was temporarily reduced to 15% on 1 December 2008 before reverting to 17.5% in 2010 and then to 20% in January … Continue reading

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Sign the petition to “Cut the VAT” on Energy Efficient, Home Improvements


For years, the double glazing industry and the general population of this country, has been disadvantaged, paying 4 times more VAT (20%) for Energy Efficient home improvements, when most other energy efficient products (light bulbs, loft insulation and cavity wall … Continue reading

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20 % VAT… more later?


VAT was reduced from 17.5% to 15% to stimulate grow that the end of 2008, it returned to 17.5% at the beginning of 2010 and the new coalition has decided to raise it to 20% from the beginning of January … Continue reading

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