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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Lisa Chambers has called on the Government to intervene and stop VAT of 23 per cent being imposed on food supplements from today, Friday, March 1.
If plans to introduce a 23 per cent VAT on health food supplements go ahead it will have "a detrimental effect on people's health" as the resultant price hikes will put such supplements beyond the reach of many consumers.
As the residential sales team in DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard approach the end of another successful year, they are wrapping up the last few sales with less than two weeks of the year to go. Kyle O’Brien and the residential sales division have had another very promising and positive year, listing and selling more than 100 properties across Galway city and county. With 89 per cent of these properties achieving in excess of their initial asking price, they continue to show why they are among the leading agents in the west of Ireland.
The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has expressed deep disappointment at the increase in the tourism VAT rate to 13.5%, announced by Minister Paschal Donohoe as part of Budget 2019.
The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe presented his third Budget on Tuesday against the backdrop of continuing improved economic performance. Budget 2019 sees the distribution of the benefits of the improving economic conditions, mostly in the form of increased Government spending. Some of the key expenditure areas highlighted by the Minister included social and affordable housing, health and childcare, education, Brexit and climate change. On the tax front, there was a mixture of tax increases and modest tax reductions.
Brexit has been labelled as 'The hospitality industry's Most Immediate Threat' by The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), which has launched its Pre- Budget Submission 2019 as part of a progressive plan to sustain jobs, maintain competitiveness and deliver certainty for the restaurant and tourism sector.
A recent report published by the Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) has revealed that 1,441 new jobs in the accommodation and food services sector have been created in county Westmeath since the introduction of the reduced VAT rate of nine percent in July 2011.
The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) is urging the Government to retain the 9 per cent VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality industry.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy, has warned that the tourism industry faces significant challenges as a result of Brexit and has called for the retention of the 9 per cent VAT rate to help overcome these difficulties.
Business owners, self-employed persons, entrepreneurs, however we like to label ourselves, we have three things in common: Most of us love what we do. And we love getting paid for it. It’s the bits in between we don’t care for much.