Not enough dough!

A business in Berkshire is putting its plans to expand on hold because of the so-called "pasty tax" . Auntie Anne's sells freshly baked pretzels. The government may introduce VAT on hot takeaway food which could cost customers £900,000 a year.

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A tax too far?

by Juliette Fletcher
Pretzel tax

Bakeries and supermarkets are angry at plans to introduce 20 per cent VAT on hot food sold by bakeries and supermarkets.

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Not enough dough!

A business in Berkshire is putting its plans to expand on hold because of the so-called "pasty tax" . Auntie Anne's sells freshly baked pretzels. The government may introduce VAT on hot takeaway food which could cost customers £900,000 a year.

Robert Burton the Managing Director says it will have a real impact on sales.

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