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Energy: VAT

Question for Treasury

UIN 144993, tabled on 28 January 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to cut VAT on energy bills for families across the UK.

Answered on

2 February 2021

In recognition of the fact that families should not have to bear all of the VAT costs they incur to meet their needs, households already benefit from a reduced VAT rate of 5 per cent on domestic supplies of gas and electricity.

Decisions on tax policy are made at fiscal events and the Government keeps all taxes under review.

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