[LISTEN] Strong calls for chicken to be on the VAT zero-rated list

Parliament's Finance Committee has heard responses to the recommendations made by the expert panel on zero-rated VAT items.

The independent panel released its recommendations of items that should be added to the zero-rated list. They include white bread, sanitary products, school uniforms and nappies.

What we saw today was a very strong call for chicken, locally produced chicken to be added to the list of goods to be zero-rated.

Gaye Davis, EWN Reporter

READ: Sanitary towels added to proposed list of VAT zero-rated products

The only protein on the current list of items that are zero-rated is Pilchards. There is no other meat.

Gaye Davis, EWN Reporter

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