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VAT Exempt Dental Supplies by a Company

The VAT exempt status of dental supplies does not depend on the kind of supplier. So held the FTT Tax Tribunal in City Fresh Services Ltd and the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, TC/2014/04019, July/15. In that case … Continue reading

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Health Service Managers and Tax on Charging Patients for Bed and Board

The NHS Confederation representing managers are spinning the idea of charging patients for bed and board. Taxpayers have devoted £ billions in hard economic times. The NHS is rocked by scandal after scandal. But NHS managers want more. Well they … Continue reading

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Taxes: Schools, Hospitals and Having to Use A&E

As a tax barrister I often hear a Treasury line that taxes pay for schools and hospitals. But that also means the government has to honour it’s side. So I was intrigued that a report urging NHS England patients not … Continue reading

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NHS Selling Confidential Medical Records

What do we actually get for our tax in the UK? Just days ago the controversial NHS project to sell GP medical records on patients was put on-hold, well so they said. Now there is a report on how the … Continue reading

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French Reply on Tax and Health

The French Embassy has highlighted basic differences between the French and UK approach to tax for health care in a numbered reply to UK newspaper criticism of the French system. here’s what they have to say on tax for health … Continue reading

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