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Guernsey rejects GST

  • Mar 28, 2015 | Richard Asquith

Guernsey rejects GST

State Deputies this week voted against the introduction of a 5% Goods & Services Tax in Guernsey. The consumption tax would have raised around £50 million per annum.

Guernsey is part of the Channel Islands.  Jersey, the other large island forming part of British Crown dependency, introduced GST in 2012. Its rate is now 5%.  The Channel Islands are not part of the United Kingdom, and are not subject to UK VAT.

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is the former VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara