• Taxing solutions to revive the high street in the age of Amazon | Letters

    2 days ago - By The Guardian

    Judith Daniels wants the internet giants reined in; Paul Frankenberg suggests a VAT increase; and Andrew Aitchison recommends a revaluation of business rates Good for Philip Hammond for wanting to recalibrate the unfair trading conditions for businesses on the high street and those such as Amazon on the internet, and not a moment too soon. I hope this is a viable strategy, because our beleaguered high street deserves better. The buzz of the high street is second to none if there are a diversity of shops offering a vibrant experience and not a soulless one. This unfair playing field needs...
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