BBC News has reported on the following:
States push through tax on food
|Food, books, newspapers and magazines in Jersey will all be subject to the proposed 3% goods and services tax (GST) from next year. |
States Members rejected plans to exempt food from the tax by 28 votes to 21 and by 33 to 16 in favour of taxing books, newspapers and magazines on Thursday.
Plans to exclude children's clothes from GST were rejected on Wednesday.
Senator Ben Shenton said he would bring the proposition back to the States after the next election.
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