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#vat rate

# vat-rate - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Last ditch attempt to stop 23% VAT being added to vitamins and supplements

Food supplements have been treated as foods for VAT purposes and had availed of the concessionary 0% rate applicable to food.

# vat-rate - Monday 24 December, 2018

Retailers to meet with Met Éireann following claims that weather warnings are crippling business

Christmas trade is similar to that of last year.

# vat-rate - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5%

The tax was cut to 9% to stimulate the tourism industry in 2012.

# vat-rate - Monday 7 October, 2013

Jobs recovery exceeding expectations but VAT rate crucial - IBEC

In its latest jobs report to the end of June, the employers’ group said that employment was up by 34,000 on the previous year.

# vat-rate - Friday 4 October, 2013

Government urged to keep lower VAT rate for tourism

The Restaurant Association of Ireland says that 5,000 jobs will be created in the next 18 months if the rate is maintained.

# vat-rate - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Aaron McKenna: The 9% VAT rate proves it - lowering taxes creates jobs

“It is disingenuous of government to claim that it was a temporary measure… and getting rid of it is a kick in the head to anyone who has invested in the hospitality industry.”

# vat-rate - Friday 20 September, 2013

Noonan: VAT rate for restaurants likely to rise

The Finance Minister said the reduction of the 13.5 per cent rate for the hospitality sector had always been a short-term “pump priming” measure.

# vat-rate - Saturday 9 February, 2013

EC says Ireland is free to give grants for defibrillators

An enquiry by MEP Liam Aylward confirms that Government is forbidden under EU law to lift VAT rate on defibrillators – but that the EC says all states could give financial support to offset cost.

# vat-rate - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Government says it can't remove VAT on defibrillators

“Taxing defibrillators is like putting a tax on saving lives”: the 23 per cent VAT rate which Government says can’t be lifted because of an EU directive.