TaxCorporate TaxFat tax plans revisited

Fat tax plans revisited

High fat foods could face levy

‘Naughty’ foods could be subject to a new tax, in a bid to encourage
healthier eating.

The Foods Standards
Agency
is considering a consultation for a levy on high fat food.

The idea has already met with criticism, reports
the Daily
Telegraph
. Julian Hunt, of the
Food and Drink
Federation
, said such a tax was “regressive” and would just take
cash out of people’s pockets.

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