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Wednesday, 03 March 2021

March 2021 Budget response – the case for a permanent reduction in hospitality VAT has never been stronger

The Cut Tourism VAT Campaign says that the Chancellor’s decision to extend the reduction of VAT for hospitality and tourism businesses to 5% by a further six  months will help the industry start to get back on its feet and begin trading again but increasing it back up in October to 12.5% does not solve the…..Read more

Friday, 29 January 2021

Cut Tourism VAT Chairman tells BBC News why it is important that the VAT reduction on hospitality is extended beyond 31st March

  On the 28th January, BBC News South Today, which spans seven counties across the South of England, aired a new story on the effect of the pandemic on the hospitality industry and the benefit the reduction in VAT has had on securing the future of many businesses. The news story featured the Andy Jones,…..Read more

Thursday, 14 January 2021

CTV Campaign launches survey report

The Cut Tourism VAT Campaign, in association with UKHospitality, the Tourism Alliance and the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions has today launched a report on the findings of a survey assessing the impact to date of 5% VAT on UK tourism and hospitality businesses. With more than a thousand responses from tourism and hospitality businesses…..Read more

Monday, 14 December 2020

The CTV Campaign launches industry survey on the impact to date of 5% VAT on UK tourism and hospitality businesses

Today the Campaign, in partnership with the Tourism Alliance and UK Hospitality, is asking industry to complete a short survey covering the impact of Covid-19 on the industry; the extent to which the VAT cut in July 2020 helped the industry to deal with the crisis; and the likely impact on the industry if the…..Read more

Thursday, 01 October 2020

VAT reduction on tourism and hospitality extended to 5th April 2021

The Cut Tourism VAT Campaign heartily welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement that the reduction in VAT to 5% on visitor accommodation, hospitality and attractions is being extended to the end of the financial year. The long-term benefits of reduced VAT on tourism and hospitality services has long been proven, as evidenced not least by the fact…..Read more

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Cross-party support voiced for long-term reduction in tourism VAT

Cross-party support has been voiced for a long-term reduction in tourism VAT. MPs from the Conservative, Labour, SNP and Liberal Democrat Parties each suggested at a backbench business debate in the House of Commons on 10 September that an extension of the reduction in VAT beyond January would be an effective way to protect businesses…..Read more

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