The Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago has announced a list of value added tax (VAT)-exempt items beginning on November 1.
In a release, the association said the items were:
fish and meat
sausages and ham
It said this list was based on the budget reading on Monday.
SATT pointed out that corned beef, curry, sardines, and smoked herring were already zero-rated, as listed in Section 8 (2016), Schedule 2 of the Value Added Tax Act.
SATT also said the following items were now VAT-rated as of Monday:
salmon, halibut, plaice, trout, sea bass, lobster, crawfish, flat fish, shrimps and prawns
certain fruits: pears, quinces, apricots, sour cherries, strawberries, black-, white or redcurrants, peaches, nectarines, kiwifruit, durians, persimmons, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, mulberries, loganberries, gooseberries, cranberries and blueberries.