M&S warns online sales tax will damage High Street

Some of Britain’s biggest retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Gregg’s and Morrisons, recently joined forces to launch a “Cut the Shops Tax Campaign” urging the government to reduce business rates to help mitigate rising costs and keep shops open. They also said they’d be “open” to an online sales tax if it funded a reduction in rates to help create more of a level playing field.

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