Complaints over complex taxes include comments on the “steam-bun tax”. The staple is taxed at 17 per cent as a processed food, not 13 per cent as a grain product. Photo: Reuters

Authorities set to simplify complex 4-tier VAT regime

Reforms completed in May gave rise to complaints over intricate regulations and heavy, unfair tax burden

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Complaints over complex taxes include comments on the “steam-bun tax”. The staple is taxed at 17 per cent as a processed food, not 13 per cent as a grain product. Photo: Reuters
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