I read with interest the articles concerning simplification of VAT by Chas Roy Chowdhury and Sir Peter Kemp (Opinion, page 10, 8 November).
I agree completely with Mr Chowdhury and can only say that Sir Peter’s opinion was quite obviously from a former civil servant. In other words, the more complicated and confusing the legislation is, the better.
If a chancellor or indeed a government wanted to simplify the legislation covering VAT it could do so without too much effort.
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