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Less food spendings starting tomorrow?

Less food spendings starting tomorrow?

Good news folks 🙂

From Oct 1st, 2009, on, VAT on  food products will be down from 17% to 12% in Finland. Ruokakesko and K-kauppiaat have agreed to implement this VAT change into their prices. Thus, food cost shall drop at least by the difference in tax value. Jiihaa!

The scope of change includes all food products, the only exceptions being alcohol (which is no surprise actually :-D) and organic products.

The new VAT and the corresponding prices have been on display for quite a long time prior to the actual change in the following way:

Ruuan ALV laskee!

Ruuan ALV laskee!

You know what? When we visited Citymarket today there were surprisingly FEW buyers. Tomorrow, accordingly, there must be MANY 😀

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