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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 threat to tourism industry

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

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 to the wider economy.

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