Lithuanian PM proposes VAT cuts on meat
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has agreed with the finance minister and his party to propose value added tax (VAT) cuts for chilled and fresh meat.
The proposal would have VAT rates cut from 21% to either 9% or 5%.
According to Butkevičius' spokeswoman, the proposal will be submitted to the government and the Seimas shortly and a reduced VAT rate, if approved, would be introduced in October.
"A reduced VAT rate of 5% or 9% on ch