The UK Election: Time to put tax-free shopping to a vote

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By Marco Passoni This week, the UK Government announced an election will be held in July. Rishi Sunak, the current Prime Minister is the mastermind behind, for me, one of the most ill-conceived and damaging economic policies I have seen – the abolition of VAT-free shopping. The decision, taken in the wake of Brexit in […]

A diabolical decision: The UK government remains clueless on the Tourist Tax

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By Marco Passoni Staggering. Disappointing. Diabolical. There are many words which were used last week to describe the decision of the UK government no to scrap its Tourist Tax in the Spring Budget. In fact, some of the words and descriptions I heard from colleagues do not bear publication here. In the months leading up […]

Seize the day: Why are we not all campaigning to end the UK’s Tourist Tax?

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By Marco Passoni Are we about to finally see the end of the UK’s damaging Tourist Tax? As China’s high-spending shoppers begin to make a return to the world stage with growing outbound travel during the Lunar New Year, business leaders met at Heathrow Airport to launch a new campaign demanding that the British government […]