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Restaurants Association of Ireland calls on government to reverse VAT increase

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The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) is calling on the Government to provide stability and reassurance to the tourism and hospitality sectors by reducing the 13.5% VAT rate back to 9%.

VAT 2014 and beyond

From 1 January 2014, businesses which have not paid for supplies (either in full or in part) within a six month period will be required to repay to Revenue the VAT previously reclaimed on these supplies. This is mainly an anti-fraud measure, however it is hoped that it will encourage prompt payments, thus increasing cash flow for suppliers, as we all know that cash is king!! Where the supplier is subsequently paid, the amount of deductible VAT can be reclaimed by the customer again. This is measured on a pro rata basis.

Increase in standard rate of VAT from next week

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After much speculation, Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, confirmed that the standard rate of Irish VAT is to increase from 21 per cent to 23 per cent with effect from midnight 31 December 2011. This VAT rate change is earlier than set out by the Government under the National Recovery Plan where it stated that the standard rate of VAT would only increase to 23 per cent in 2014.

Annual VAT Recovery Rate Adjustment

Most companies only ever look at the VAT treatment of supplies. Often companies forget to look at the potential to recover more VAT on costs and almost never consider whether they have recovered too much VAT on costs.

New Reduced VAT rate due to start from next week

As part of the Jobs Initiative outlined by the new Government earlier this year, a second reduced VAT rate of nine per cent is to be introduced from  July 1 2011 to December 31 2013 to help the economy grow and increase job creation, especially in the tourism sector.  

Export Business - How does VAT work?

Q. I am in the process of establishing an export business in the west. I am sourcing a manufacturer for my product in Ireland and all of my sales will be abroad — 50 per cent US and 50 per cent in Europe. I will be selling to distributors in a number of countries. I am very confused on the VAT treatment. How does it work?

VAT on hotel trade not all bad news

There have been a number of recent VAT changes in the hotel sector. While some of the changes are small, Revenue is generally interested in businesses with high cash intake to non-VAT registered customers as traders may benefit from incorrect practices. However it is not all bad news.

New penalty system for underpaid tax

A number of large changes have been recently introduced in the area of penalties on underpaid tax. The changes are of particular interest in the area of VAT as VAT is a transaction based tax. Therefore a single repetitive error over a period of years can expose a business to significant penalties.

New penalty system for underpaid tax

A number of large changes have been recently introduced in the area of penalties on underpaid tax. The changes are of particular interest in the area of VAT as VAT is a transaction based tax. Therefore a single repetitive error over a period of years can expose a business to significant penalties.

 

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