VAT removal

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 20:00

The prices of some basic food items like certain types of rice and flour are set to go up from February 1st as the government has slapped on a 12.5 percent VAT on items that were previously zero rated.
The announcement was made by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in parliament this afternoon.
Judy Kanhai has more in this report.