Lower VAT rate of 9% for the tourism industry will continue into 2013

first_img Previous articleMan who shone laser at Police helicopter “lucky to escape jail”Next articleLetterkenny Womens Centre express concern for mother after foetus discovery News Highland Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ News Facebook WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Google+center_img Pinterest By News Highland – May 9, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Government’s guaranteeing the cut in the lower rate of VAT to the end of next year.It was reduced to 9% last year for certain tourism and leisure businesses as part of the jobs initiative.The VAT rate applies to a range of services in the tourism sector, including hotels, restaurants, leisure centres, and attractions.The temporary initiative is designed to support and protect jobs in the sector, and to help tourism and leisure businesses to lower their cost base and attract more customers.But restaurants, hotels and other businesses had been expressing concern the cut would end this year.Donegal North East Deputy, Joe McHugh welcomed the announcement in the Dail a short while ago…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/joe530.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Twitter Twitter Lower VAT rate of 9% for the tourism industry will continue into 2013 Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

Liverpool draw Man Utd in Europa League

first_imgThe ties will take place at Anfield on March 10th and Old Trafford on St Patrick’s day.Spurs face Borussia Dortmund and are away in the first leg.The final of the competition takes place in Switzerland on May 18.last_img