TaxPersonal TaxTaxed for being too tall

Taxed for being too tall

Mother criticises the VAT rules, which tack on 17.5% for kids aged 14 and older

A mum has attacked the VAT rules for penalising tall children.

Zena Keddie has to fork out £30 more than other parents because her 12-year
old daughter is tall for her age, requiring teenager’s clothes,
the Metro reported.

VAT is charged on the clothes of 14-year olds and above, but is zero-rated
below that threshold.

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