Pasty tax: Which takeaway foods will have VAT added?


Back in May, the government reversed part of its plans to impose VAT on Cornish pasties and other baked goods sold on shelves.

The change means that hot food, such as sausage rolls or pasties that are cooling down rather than being kept hot in a special cabinet, will still not be liable for VAT when the updated rules on the tax come into effect on 1 October.

So, which takeaways will have VAT added and which won't? Explore the table to find out.