According To Edwards ... The benefits of lower VAT on plant sales

VAT is fairly straight forward - it's 20 per cent. Well, there's no VAT on books or food, but it's 20 per cent on plants. Only, if you're selling a hazelnut plant, which is never going to produce much food, you can sell it without VAT. I guess that goes for herbs too and anything else edible. Is lavender a herb? Perhaps VAT on plants is not so clear-cut.

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