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VAT on a Tea Based Soft Drink

owengreenlady
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VAT on a Tea Based Soft Drink

Postby owengreenlady » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:19 pm

Hi Ladies and Gents. I was looking for some advice please. We produce a Sparkling Tea based beverage where Tea is the number 2 ingredient after water.

Should it be eligible for Zero VAT?

I was using this case as an example:

http://www.taxpartnersuk.com/news_detail.php?news_id=80

pawncob
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Location: West Sussex

Re: VAT on a Tea Based Soft Drink

Postby pawncob » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:12 pm

Are you manufacturing this item or retailing it?
If the former it's probably zero rated. If the latter it's probably standard rated.
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA


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