Business rates are a “huge and unavoidable burden” for struggling businesses
Mark Littlewood writes for The Times
Professor Len Shackleton quoted by the Daily Express
IEA Editorial and Research Fellow Professor Len Shackleton told the Daily Express that increasing VAT would be misguided and that business rates are “huge and unavoidable burden” for struggling businesses, including “on many types of shops and service businesses which cannot operate normally or are facing much reduced turnover”.
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