When did the VAT rate increase to 17.5%?

A challenge for you.

Using Google.com, perform a basic search such that a result on page one will inform you of the year in which the VAT rate increased from 15% to 17.5% in the UK.

It’s not as easy as it sounds.


2 Responses to “When did the VAT rate increase to 17.5%?”

  1. Niknej on January 14th, 2009 21:10

    It was 1989 – everybody knows that!

  2. Kev on April 2nd, 2009 17:20

    No it was not, it was 1st April 1991!

    Niknej – why post if you don’t know the answer?

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