Chancellor Rishi Sunak is mulling a new tax on deliveries, according to Downing Street, as part of plans to revive the high street and cut emissions and congestion. The tax would be targeted at goods sold online and could take the form of a 2% levy on online sales or a charge on deliveries. The move follows the Chancellor raising concerns that business rates are penalising high street stores and giving internet retailers an unfair advantage. A Downing Street spokesman […]
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The government has rejected Greater Manchester’s request for a £116m support fund to help local businesses upgrade to compliant fleet vehicles.