Retail group predicts December decision on VAT loophole

LVCR allows goods under a certain value - currently £18 - to be sold into the UK from the Channel Islands VAT-free, an arrangement that has led many entertainment retailers to operate from fulfilment centres on the Islands.

However, in the most recent Budget the Government announced plans to lower the threshold from £18 to £15 and this comes into effect from November 1.

The Government also said that if this did not prove effective, it would revisit the level ...

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