A woman walks past a poster advertising VAT reductions outside a pet store near Manchester, northern England

 
A woman walks past a poster advertising VAT reductions outside a pet store near Manchester, northern England
A woman walks past a poster advertising value added tax (VAT) reductions outside a pet store near Manchester, northern England, December 1, 2008. The British government's temporary cut in VAT came into force on Monday. . REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN)