Tax is part of parishes’ insurance burden
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 @ 00:23
From the Revd Christopher Wilson
Sir, - Mr Powell's concern at the cost of church insurance (Letters, 31January) will no doubt resonate widely. It is, indeed, a heavyexpense, which many of us would be glad to see reduced.
Premiums are inflated by Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), levied atsix per cent. From my two parishes alone, that means the Treasurygains more than £1200 annually. (What is the ...
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