Britain to reintroduce tax-free shopping in win for local luxury

Britain to reintroduce tax-free shopping in win for local luxury

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. The UK government plans to re-introduce VAT-free shopping for international visitors, almost two years after the tax break was controversially scrapped. The luxury and retail sectors — which have been lobbying hard for the reversal — welcome the move, saying it would boost business growth and create jobs. It will be one of the first major business policy shakeups under new UK prime minister Liz Truss, who took over from Boris …