Posts Tagged by Avoidance Schemes

It’s over! The final word from RAVAS Spokesman Richard Allen.

At the bottom of this posting is the song I listened to when I had to close my mail order company The Freak Emporium, in December 2007, after 16 successful and enjoyable years in business. By 2007 it was simply no longer possible to compete from the UK mainland as a result of a major […]

RAVAS Comment on George Osborne’s Budget Announcement re LVCR

The group of retailers, campaigning against an industrial-scale offshore VAT avoidance scheme that has destroyed or damaged scores of viable job-creating businesses and cost the taxpayer many hundreds of millions of pounds, has cautiously welcomed the Government’s statement in the budget that it intends to act to to curb the abuse of Low Value Consignment […]

RAVAS Pre-Budget Statement Regarding the UK’s Application of Low Value Consignment Relief

RAVAS is calling upon the government to act definitively to end the competitive distortion and loss of VAT caused by the exploitation of Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) via the Channel Islands. RAVAS will not be satisfied by any tokenistic half-measures and believes that the government will have fulfilled its obligations only when it is […]

RAVAS Lays Bare The Channel Islands Government’s Attempts to Mislead Over the Effects of The Channel Islands VAT loophole

A group of retailers campaigning against an industrial-scale VAT avoidance scheme that has destroyed or damaged their businesses and cost the taxpayer hundreds of millions of pounds has today hit back at the Channel Islands Government’s attempt to mislead the UK authorities and its residents over its true scale and consequences. Retailers Against VAT Avoidance […]

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