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This year
‘We need help’: Restaurant and cafe owners say they are struggling like never before
The Journal spoke to a number of restaurant, cafe and bar owners, with all of them reporting the same problems and suggesting similar solutions.
Last year
Budget 2024: Some changes kicked in at midnight - others won't take effect for quite a while
Motorists face increased costs as price of petrol and diesel set to rise from tomorrow
VAT reduction on sport and exercise classes considered by government for upcoming budget
Hairdressers and restaurants call for current 9% VAT rate to be retained
VAT rate on supply and installation of solar panels to be abolished
Tourism reps say increasing reduced 9% VAT rate for sector will be 'extremely detrimental'
Haircut costs ‘will increase’ if special hospitality VAT rate given the chop
Taoiseach: 'No cliff edge to cost-of-living supports at the end of February'
Government to consider extending cost-of-living support measures beyond February
All time
Budget 2023: What measures have already kicked in?
VAT is scrapped on newspapers, defibrilators and HRT but will increase for hospitality
Taoiseach doesn't agree with Varadkar's tax report remarks comparing some ideas to SF manifesto
Reduced 9% VAT rate for hospitality sector to be extended until February 2023
VAT rate cut from 13.5% to 9% on energy bills until the end of October
VAT on gas and electricity could be cut to 9% under Government proposals to tackle cost of living crisis
Further package of measures to help ease the cost of living to be approved next week
EU might not give the green light on VAT reduction on fuel until May
An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop
VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today
Subway sandwiches contain 'too much sugar' to legally be considered bread, Supreme Court rules
Yoga instructors: 'We are basically starting from scratch as an industry'
Candlemaker faces €400,000 VAT bill after losing legal battle over shape of candles
Taoiseach rules out 0% VAT rate for tourism, but cut could be brought in by the next government
Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973
Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
Poll: Should VAT be removed on condoms and menstrual cups?
Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups
Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings
Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax
VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
Irish businesses urge Taoiseach for longer VAT deferral on UK imports post-Brexit
'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike
Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less?
The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee
A junior minister tried citing a 25-year-old policy to spare tourism firms some pain from VAT hikes
Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list
Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes
Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free