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, 31
January) will no doubt resonate widely. It is, indeed, a heavy
expense, which many of us would be glad to see reduced.
Premiums are inflated by Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), levied at
six per cent. From my two parishes alone, that means the Treasury
gains more than £1200 annually. ...
If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log inlog in
to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here