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Caravan Tax Threat

Plans to put VAT on the sale of static caravans will be disastrous to the region's tourism industry according to retailers.

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Caravan tax could effect tourism

Retailers say proposals to put VAT on the sale of static caravans will be disastrous to the region's tourism industry. The Government's own calculations suggest that demand will fall by thirty per cent.

Holiday park owners say customers won't buy at the increased price and that will have a knock on effect on the wider economy. Our business correspondent Seth Conway reports.

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