I’m an installer get VAT out of here!

Jeremy Brett, Managing Director of the Consumer Protection Association

  The influential Consumer Protection Association (CPA) will be welcoming Nadine Dorries MP – star of ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’ – to their offices next month to discuss issues affecting the industry. CPA Director Jeremy Brett says that one of the topics they will be talking about is the organisation’s long-running campaign to abolish VAT on … Continue reading

Double glazing lowers energy consumption: why is it taxed?

double glazing

The government offers a reduction in VAT for certain ‘energy saving’ products. Currently, these home improvements products such as wall, floor and loft insulation, solar panels, wind turbines, wood-fuelled boilers, and air-source heat pumps. Amazingly though, double glazing does not qualify for this reduction: even though it is one of the most effective, and most popular, methods used by homeowners … Continue reading