Families pay £62 per head extra for holidays thanks to hidden taxes - Evening Standard

Families jetting off on their summer holiday could be paying out nearly £62 a head extra on their break because of taxes on the must-buy items they want for their trip, according to new figures.

VAT on holiday shopping for items such as sun cream, sunglasses and swimming shorts and the cost of Insurance Premium Tax and Air Passenger Duty comes to more than £2.4 billion, according to research from the TaxPayers' Alliance.

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Families pay £62 per head extra for holidays thanks to hidden taxes - Evening Standard
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