VAT postage fiddle

SIR – Believe it or not I was just getting some old newspaper to put my potato peelings in for recycling and happened to notice an article in The Last Word section on long-term cost of VAT cuts dated January 15. I just thought I would point out that bef

SIR - Believe it or not I was just getting some old newspaper to put my potato peelings in for recycling and happened to notice an article in The Last Word section on 'long-term cost of VAT cuts' dated January 15.

I just thought I would point out that before the VAT cut, the postage for company VAT returns and payments was paid. Now, we have to affix a stamp. It might not sound much but how much do you think they are saving/probably making from that? All VAT registered companies have to make quarterly returns. No doubt they will fail to mention this when they decide to make tax rises etc.

Mrs CLARK

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