HC Deb 23 April 1993 vol 223 cc243-4W
Mr. Robert Banks

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out the thresholds in each of the member countries of the EEC before registration for VAT purposes is required.

Sir John Cope

The latest available information is as follows:

Registration threshold as at 1 April 1993
In national currency Approx sterling equivalent
United Kingdom £37,600 £37,600
Belgium nil nil
Denmark DK 10,000 £1,060
France FF 70,000 £8,415
Germany DM22,000 £10,150
Greece nil nil
Ireland Goods:
IP 32,000 £31,745
Services: IP 15,000 £14,880
Italy nil nil
Luxembourg LF 200,000 £3,950
Netherlands nil nil
Portugal ESC 800,000 £3,500
Spain nil nil