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Question for Treasury

UIN 86744, tabled on 8 September 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a VAT regime for goods similar to the EU Goods Status regime in order to limit the financial consequences for UK people losing status under that EU regime after the end of the transition period.

Answered on

11 September 2020

The Treasury keeps all taxes, including VAT, under review. Leaving the EU enables the UK to have its own bespoke VAT system. However, the UK starts off from a regulatory regime aligned to the EU and based on internationally agreed guidelines and principles which will continue to apply after the transition period.

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