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04.01.2013 00:00 Age: 7 yrs

RREUSE submits position on reduced VAT rates and the waste hierarchy

On 4th January, RREUSE submitted its views on how and why VAT rates in the EU should be staggered in order to better implement the waste hierarchy. It was in response to a Commission's Review of existing legislation on VAT reduced rates

With today's high repair costs helping fuel our throwaway society, reducing or removing VAT  for activities relating to the top of the waste hierarchy, namely reuse and preparation for reuse, will go a long way to helping address this issue. 

You can read the RREUSE position here