Cheaper waste for small firms in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

Charities and small businesses could now benefit from a cheaper trade waste service after a review by HM Revenue and Customs.

Previously VAT was charged on the West Norfolk council's Trade Waste Service.

Now those who are not registered for VAT or are partially exempt could save up to 20pc.

Barry Brandford, waste and recycling manager, said: 'This is really good news for businesses and charities who are not VAT registered.

'Without this change, the cost of a weekly collection of a 240l trade waste bin from 1 April would have been �397.08 per annum. Now it will be �330.90 per annum.'

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