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Appeal Dismissed: Tax Treatment of Sports Nutrition Products as Confectionery

  • The appeal concerns whether the sale of the Appellant’s products are zero rated for VAT purposes.
  • The products in question are a flapjack and either a cake bar or brownie packaged and sold together.
  • Witness statements were provided by individuals involved in the development and marketing of the products.
  • The witness statements were accepted by both parties and no oral evidence was required.
  • Further written submissions were requested on the construction of Note 5 to Group 1 of Schedule 8 to VATA.


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