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Online sales tax would be a “huge mistake” as industry splits in support for controversial levy

February 24, 2021

Via: Charged

An online sales tax would be “a huge mistake” retailers have warned as the industry splits in its support for the controversial tax.

Retailers across the UK are vehemently voicing both their support and opposition to an “Amazon Tax” which is expected to be announced in the Spring Budget next week.

While British retailers almost unanimously agree that business rates desperately need reforming, few agree on whether an online sales tax is an effective solution to balance the playing field between physical and online retailers.

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