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#VAt increase

# vat-increase - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Retailers pessimistic about 2012, says IBEC

Despite positive sales this Christmas, retailers are “pessimistic” about the year ahead, says Retail Ireland, which describes their overall mood as “grim”.

# vat-increase - Saturday 19 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Taoiseach defends 2 per cent VAT increase despite cross-border shopping fears

Retailers are worried that the increase will encourage consumers in the Republic to head across the border to shop.

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop?

There are warnings that a VAT increase will send shoppers to Northern Ireland in order to make savings. Will you consider it? Or would you have gone anyway?…

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…