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Legal ruling applies VAT to Botox treatments

A recent tribunal judge has deemed the previous description of botox treatment as having a ‘positive effect on quality of life and confidence’ as inaccurate and concluded that the ‘principal purpose’ of the ‘injectable treatments’ was not to ‘protect, restore or maintain’ health, but ‘for cosmetic reasons’. The fallout is that dentists offering botox treatments who reach the VAT threshold of £85,000 must now register for VAT.

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