Govt ‘see reason’ over ‘sneaky tax on prayer’

Govt ‘see reason’ over ‘sneaky tax on prayer’ A boy lights a candle at a church. Credit: CNA/Christopher Rose via Flickr
The Government has “seen reason” and deferred a controversial levy on candles – which had been called  “sneaky” and described as “a tax on prayer” – until at least 2022. The Department of Finance had proposed to withdraw a VAT exemption on the white candles used as votive lamps – a huge source of comfort…
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