Boiler Guide backs Growing Industry Campaign Calling for VAT On Boilers To Be Reduced : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Boiler Guide backs Growing Industry Campaign Calling for VAT On Boilers To Be Reduced

June 2, 2011

Boiler Guide backs Growing Industry Campaign Calling for VAT On Boilers To Be Reduced

LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (RPRN) 06/02/11 — Boiler Guide has added its weight behind an industry campaign for VAT on boilers to be reduced to 5%. Whilst professionally installed heating controls, insulation, solar panels and heat pumps are currently all taxed at the reduced VAT rate of 5%, boilers continue to be taxed at the higher rate of 20%.

The campaign calls for a reduction on VAT, at least until the Government’s introduction of their Green Deal, which is due to be implemented in late 2012. It is hoped such an introduction will help stem the current decline in the heating industry, prompted by the recent increase in VAT and economic cutbacks. It was Peter Thom, the managing director of Green Heat, who started the campaign by initially lobbying parliament to reduce the VAT.

With the heating industry in decline, the ‘Cut the VAT’ campaign hopes that a reduction will not only increase consumer spending confidence, but encourage more people to replace their old and inefficient boiler system.

A reduction in VAT would be beneficial on a variety of fronts, and would:

• increase consumer confidence and spending

• encourage people to replace old inefficient boilers

• ease the burden on households through lower bills

• give a much needed boost to the heating industry

• help reduce carbon emissions

By implementing a reduction in VAT on a new boiler, the Government would most certainly see almost immediate effects. Gas consumption and carbon emissions will fall and householders will benefit from smaller bills. Not only that, jobs in the heating industry would be preserved and it could also boost UK manufacturing, as the majority of domestic boilers sold here are also made in the UK.

David Holmes, Founder of Boiler Guide, says: “A reduction on VAT on boilers to 5% would provide a welcome boost to the industry. As inflation continues to rise, combined with ongoing global uncertainty about energy prices, by helping to increase consumer spending confidence and encouraging people to invest in boiler replacement, it will benefit households in terms of reduced fuel bills.”

For information on boiler quotes and services, please visit www.boilerguide.co.uk

 

Media Contact Name: Katie Anderson
Media E-mail:
Media Web Address: www.boilerguide.co.uk
Company Contact Name: Holmes Media (UK) Ltd
Company E-mail:
Company Web Address: www.holmesmedia.co.uk
Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BREAKING NEWS, BUSINESS NEWS, Lifestyle, MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Signed, sealed, delivered: Email best practices

San Francisco, CA 10/31/14 · Email is the original Web app. Born in...

Cancer Drug Developer GeneSegues Therapeutics Names Laura Morris Brod as CEO

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 10/29/14 · Company Positioned to Accelerate Growth Plans GeneSegues Therapeutics, a...

Una solución moderna de tratamiento para el cáncer de seno

Miami, FL 10/29/14 · - Innovative Cancer Institute de South Miami, Florida,...

Cody Bollerman Digital Poised To Shake Things Up In The Business Consulting And Digital Marketing Sectors

San Diego,Calif. 10/24/14 · SAN DIEGO-BASED CODY BOLLERMAN DIGITAL POISED TO SHAKE THINGS UP...

UK’s first night job site launches

London, UK 10/24/14 · Night jobs search service launched in the United...

Bloody Good Tv Runs $10,000 Horror Movie Watching Contest On PublicVine

Florence, Alabama 10/24/14 · This Halloween, consumers can register to win up...

Ultraseal International aiming for hat-trick

Coventry, West Midlands 10/23/14 · Ultraseal International, a global leader in finding solutions...

Newborn Foundation Co-Convenes Shanghai Symposium with Focus on Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns and Infants

Saint Paul, MN / Shanghai, China 10/20/14 · Expansion of Newborn Screening Program & Latest Data...

Ste. Anne's New Fitness Centre In An Idyllic Setting

GRAFTON, ONTARIO 10/17/14 · -Maison Sante is just one part of Ste. Anne's...

Newborn Foundation Honors Leaders in Newborn Health, Technology, Policy and Advocacy at 2014 Awards Gala

Minneapolis, MN 10/13/14 · – The Newborn Foundation, an international nonprofit leveraging...

Phaedra Beauty Cosmetics Re-Launches with New Packaging

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Hollywood celebrity make-up artist Phaedra L. Williams introduces...

Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam 2014 Global Film Festival Tour

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam...