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An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop
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An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop

Jun 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 28,918 Views 27 Comments

Confusion had arisen over how goods sold at the restaurant and shop in Templemore should be charged for VAT, according to the report.

VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today
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VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 24,169 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said the change was introduced in recognition of the unprecedented challenges facing particular sectors.

Subway sandwiches contain 'too much sugar' to legally be considered bread, Supreme Court rules
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Subway sandwiches contain 'too much sugar' to legally be considered bread, Supreme Court rules

Sep 30th 2020, 2:22 PM 199,251 Views 62 Comments

The court rejected a number of appeals.

Yoga instructors: 'We are basically starting from scratch as an industry'
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Yoga instructors: 'We are basically starting from scratch as an industry'

Jun 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 31,056 Views 12 Comments

Yoga studio owners say social distancing will stretch the sector to its limits.

Candlemaker faces €400,000 VAT bill after losing legal battle over shape of candles
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Candlemaker faces €400,000 VAT bill after losing legal battle over shape of candles

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:08 PM 98,036 Views 64 Comments

The Tax Appeals Commission rejected an appeal by the candlemaking firm.

Taoiseach rules out 0% VAT rate for tourism, but cut could be brought in by the next government
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Taoiseach rules out 0% VAT rate for tourism, but cut could be brought in by the next government

May 7th 2020, 3:37 PM 15,151 Views 40 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is in favour of a tourism taskforce being set up.

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973
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Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973

Feb 1st 2020, 6:00 PM 8,327 Views 10 Comments

Britain joined the same year that Ireland joined the then-EEC.

Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
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Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'

Oct 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,399 Views 43 Comments

The health minister said women are facing significant costs paying for sanitary products.

Poll: Should VAT be removed on condoms and menstrual cups?
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Poll: Should VAT be removed on condoms and menstrual cups?

Aug 12th 2019, 9:05 AM 28,666 Views 76 Comments

The idea is backed by Minister for Health Simon Harris.

Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups
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Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups

Aug 12th 2019, 12:10 AM 22,590 Views 43 Comments

Currently,13.5% VAT applies to condoms, but the minister wants this brought down to 0%.

Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings
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Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings

Mar 27th 2019, 4:10 PM 15,006 Views 37 Comments

The Seanad heard that in many public buildings, such as Leinster House, tampons and sanitary pads cost €2 each.

Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax
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Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 16,088 Views 46 Comments

The minister for finance said reducing VAT on non-alcoholic beverages would be “difficult to administer”.

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
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VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

Updated Feb 26th 2019, 6:11 PM 26,290 Views 46 Comments

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

Irish businesses urge Taoiseach for longer VAT deferral on UK imports post-Brexit
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Irish businesses urge Taoiseach for longer VAT deferral on UK imports post-Brexit

Feb 11th 2019, 10:59 PM 10,704 Views 20 Comments

Over half of Irish importers source 75% or more of their imports from the UK.

'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike
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'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike

Jan 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 40,940 Views 73 Comments

Budget 2019 reversed a VAT reduction during the recession, but some businesses say it will hit them very hard.

Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less?
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Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less?

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:37 AM 24,343 Views 61 Comments

The 9% VAT rate for hotels, restaurants and hairdressing was increased to 13.5% in last year’s budget.

The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee
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The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:43 PM 43,424 Views 91 Comments

Hotels, restaurants and hairdressers are among those affected.

A junior minister tried citing a 25-year-old policy to spare tourism firms some pain from VAT hikes
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A junior minister tried citing a 25-year-old policy to spare tourism firms some pain from VAT hikes

Dec 14th 2018, 9:56 AM 1,054 Views 0 Comments

But the appeal to his Fine Gael colleague, Paschal Donohoe, doesn’t appear to have paid off.

Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list
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Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list

Dec 4th 2018, 9:13 PM 33,622 Views 17 Comments

The council settled for nearly €500,000 over under-declaration of VAT.

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes
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Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Oct 9th 2018, 8:38 PM 18,449 Views 41 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
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Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Oct 9th 2018, 10:24 AM 36,512 Views 102 Comments

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free
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Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free

Sep 14th 2018, 1:25 PM 12,152 Views 43 Comments

Currently they have a VAT rate of 13.5%.

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
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VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep

Aug 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,129 Views 64 Comments

Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018
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The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018

Sep 28th 2017, 6:25 AM 10,300 Views 53 Comments

Restaurants and hotels express concerns as 1% hike is on the cards.

Dublin City Council to reduce toll charges on the East Link Bridge from next week
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Dublin City Council to reduce toll charges on the East Link Bridge from next week

Aug 11th 2017, 8:09 AM 23,510 Views 54 Comments

The cost for a car will drop from €1.75 to €1.40.

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
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Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,987 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
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Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,428 Views 42 Comments

Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.

Dublin businessman addicted to blackjack jailed for VAT fraud
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Dublin businessman addicted to blackjack jailed for VAT fraud

Dec 5th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,194 Views 45 Comments

John Leamy pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year - maybe Bono was right after all
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Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year - maybe Bono was right after all

Dec 3rd 2015, 9:57 AM 330 Views 88 Comments

Seamus Coffey talks through the latest exchequer figures that put Ireland back in the black.

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy
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Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy

Aug 12th 2015, 12:35 PM 28,157 Views 48 Comments

You might be able to refuse showing your card when shopping at some airports, but the DAA said it’s a boarding card scan is obligatory to make a purchase in their outlets.

Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes
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Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes

Jun 30th 2015, 4:41 PM 19,564 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comments about not increasing taxes have raised some eyebrows.

Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud
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Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud

Jun 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 56,834 Views 84 Comments

Judge Nolan said the businessman was “hard working” but that he had to mark the seriousness of the fraud.

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge
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Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

Jun 17th 2015, 10:12 AM 8,161 Views 3 Comments

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

This week’s vital property news: An Irish builder goes public and a church covered in Nicki Minaj
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This week’s vital property news: An Irish builder goes public and a church covered in Nicki Minaj

Jun 11th 2015, 5:18 PM 2,955 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?
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How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 33,219 Views 52 Comments

We checked. Here’s the map.

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today
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Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today

Jan 1st 2015, 1:11 PM 14,135 Views 40 Comments

Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?
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What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

Dec 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,368 Views 36 Comments

Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.

Here's how an upcoming VAT flip-flop could affect small Irish businesses
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Here's how an upcoming VAT flip-flop could affect small Irish businesses

Dec 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,897 Views 21 Comments

The Government won’t mind the change – it’s set to receive millions in extra revenue.

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?
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Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?

Oct 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 10,645 Views 47 Comments

SIPTU says customers and workers have missed out on the benefits of the special VAT rate, but businesses say otherwise.

Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs
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Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs

Aug 25th 2014, 8:46 AM 7,193 Views 33 Comments

VAT was cut from 13.5% to 9% in July 2011.

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