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Tax-Free IT Repairs Proposed For the UK

March 23rd, 2010 03:02 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

judgecorp writes “Removing tax from computer repairs could have a real impact on the IT industry’s carbon footprint, according to a petition of the UK government. Old computer equipment often ends up in landfill, or in toxic illegal re-cycling centers in developing countries, because users think it is not cost-effective to repair it. Making repairs tax free could be a simple bit of financial engineering to encourage skilled jobs and keep electronics out of the waste stream, says the author of the campaign.”

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