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#VAT

# vat - Monday 12 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should VAT be removed on condoms and menstrual cups? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The idea is backed by Minister for Health Simon Harris.

From TheJournal.ie Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups Contraception

Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups

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

# vat - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings Costs

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

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

# vat - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax VAT

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

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

# vat - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November U-turn

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

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

# vat - Monday 11 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish businesses urge Taoiseach for longer VAT deferral on UK imports post-Brexit Import VAT

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

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

# vat - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

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

# vat - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# vat - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee Flat Hike

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

Hotels, restaurants and hairdressers are among those affected.

# vat - Friday 14 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A junior minister tried citing a 25-year-old policy to spare tourism firms some pain from VAT hikes Tourism And Transport

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

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

# vat - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list Revenue

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

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

# vat - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes Decisions Decisions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# vat - Friday 14 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free Rollback

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free

Currently they have a VAT rate of 13.5%.

# vat - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep Tourism

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

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

# vat - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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

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

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

# vat - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to reduce toll charges on the East Link Bridge from next week VAT

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

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

# vat - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in Money Money Money This post contains a poll

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

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

# vat - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war' Supply Vs Demand

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

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

# vat - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin businessman addicted to blackjack jailed for VAT fraud Courts

Dublin businessman addicted to blackjack jailed for VAT fraud

John Leamy pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

# vat - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year - maybe Bono was right after all Opinion

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

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

# vat - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy Spending Habits

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

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.

# vat - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes A Lengthy List

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

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

# vat - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud Courts

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

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

# vat - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge Debt Management

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

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

# vat - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This week’s vital property news: An Irish builder goes public and a church covered in Nicki Minaj Shovel Ready This post contains images

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

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# vat - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe? VAT Out OF Hell

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

We checked. Here’s the map.

# vat - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today VAT

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

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

# vat - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on? Hypothecated

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

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

# vat - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's how an upcoming VAT flip-flop could affect small Irish businesses Moss

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

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

# vat - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer? Bun Fight

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

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

# vat - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs Great Success

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

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

# vat - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why do we pay more VAT on hairdressing than we do on greyhounds? Taxing Matters This post contains a poll

Why do we pay more VAT on hairdressing than we do on greyhounds?

In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the various arguments around lowering the rate of VAT.

# vat - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Revenue demanded €200,000 in unpaid tax from Paris Bakery Back Taxes

Revenue demanded €200,000 in unpaid tax from Paris Bakery Exclusive

The figures owed relate to alleged non-payment of PRSI, PAYE and VAT.

# vat - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row Exchequer Returns

VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row

All four of the big tax heads were down last month though

# vat - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VAT on hurleys to remain at 23% despite ash dieback problems Chalara Fraxinea

VAT on hurleys to remain at 23% despite ash dieback problems

There had been suggestions to ease the VAT rate given the current problems with the killer tree disease.

# vat - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan confirms VAT for hospitality sector to stay at 9 per cent Budget 2014

Noonan confirms VAT for hospitality sector to stay at 9 per cent

The rate had been due to revert to 13.5 per cent at the end of the year.

# vat - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year Tax

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year

This is according to figures that give an overview of our finances before any of the budget changes are announced on Tuesday.

# vat - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael says there's a €350m hole in Sinn Féin's pre-Budget proposal Budget 2014

# vat - Monday 7 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PIC: Michael Noonan got a free pizza for his lunch today* You Wanna Pizza Me?

PIC: Michael Noonan got a free pizza for his lunch today*

*But we’re guessing he probably didn’t take up the offer from Apache…

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