Irish VAT Changes in 2019

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax charged on the sale of most goods and  services in Ireland. There were some changes to VAT rates announced in Budget 2019 – and these changes started from January 1st 2019. The main change was the withdrawal of the special 9% rate for most tourism related activites – […]
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Lower VAT Rate of 9% to boost Tourism

In 2011 The Irish government (Fine Gael – Labour) launched a jobs initiative. As part of this they reduced VAT  in 2011 on many  services relating to tourism. A temporary second reduced rate of VAT at 9% was introduced with effect from 1 July 2011  – and was originally due to end in December 2013. […]
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