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:
canned vegetables, fish and meat
sausages and ham
It said this list was based on the budget reading on Monday.
SATT poin d 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, seabass, 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.