Today, Ireland's Budget for 2018 was released.
Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohue, delivered the maiden budget speech and set out the first of the budgetary measures from the Government, today, the 10th October 2017. This is done under the leadership of Taoiseach of Ireland, Leo Varadkar.
Value Added Tax rates in Ireland have changed very little.
Irish Tourism Sector:
Back in September, the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) requested that the Government retain the reduced 9% VAT rate in the 2018 Budget.
This VAT rate is important for business travellers to be aware of, particularly those who seek VAT reclaim from Ireland on Hotels and Accommodation.
The Minister announced that VAT in Tourism Sector in Ireland will not be changed, and will stay at 9%.
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VAT on sunbeds have also gone from 13.5% to 23%.
Find out more information on Ireland's 2018 Budget.
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