Posts Tagged by LVCR

High Court Decision Confirms End of Channel Islands LVCR Abuse and Clarifies State Power to Exclude Mail Order Goods from LVCR.

On the 15th of March 2012 the High Court in London finally ended the abuse of LVCR from the Channel Islands. You can download the full Judgement here : Judgement LVCR Guernsey 15.3.12 RAVAS (Retailers Against VAT Avoidance Schemes) intervened in the hearing at the last moment in order to submit information to the Court that […]

6th of December 2011 could see Final LVCR Announcement as Jersey Minister Accepts Concept of Level Playing Field

Jersey Treasury Minister Phillip Ozouf has commented on the impending further changes to LVCR  which are expected to be announced in George Osborne’s pre budget statement on the 6th of December 2011.  Stating to the BBC politics show that the Island needs to “ be building businesses which benefit Jersey but are also not harmful to the […]

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 […]

Excuses for the Exploitation of LVCR

We receive a fair few emails putting forward arguments and excuses that support the ongoing exploitation of LVCR and we thought we’d share them with you.  Below you’ll find a list of the most common ones put forward to keep things exactly the way they are : If you have any views on these arguments/excuses […]

Richard Allen – Open Letter to the Chancellor

The below is an exact copy of an open letter written by one of our contributors, Richard Allen to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in which he explains the effect LVCR exploitation is having on both UK businesses and the Treasury. Dear Mr. Osborne I am writing directly to you to inform you of a […]