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sabrina

  • Joined Nov 2008
Equine tax
« on: June 17, 2009, 04:04:48 pm »
Defra have come up with the idea that all horse owners should pay £10.50 per animal per year, something to do with disease. More like another tax to me.  :horse:

jameslindsay

  • Joined Feb 2009
  • Nr St Andrews, Fife
  • "Blossom" one of my Pygmy Goats
Re: Equine tax
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2009, 04:07:54 pm »
Another tax that's all it is. ::)

CarraghsBorderCollies

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: Equine tax
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2009, 03:47:33 pm »
as if the equine industry was not already suffering from the massive influx of poorly and irresponsibly bred animals
more horses will now be dumped on rescues, this is all that this tax will contribute to the industry+ more money to the goverment of course!!!!!!
GEM. X

Tullywood Farm

  • Guest
Re: Equine tax
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009, 10:22:54 pm »
Totally agree with you it's just a way of getting more revenue in for the government.
If they could guarantee that all the money would go towards making sure all Equine are looked after properly,Then no problem .
But the sad fact is it won't.  :(
It will go into a central reserve or some thing of that nature and get swallowed up by administration and NEVER EVER get to where it is really needed.
Kind regards
Joe

 

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