Budget 2018 sees VAT rate of 9% retained

 

RESTAURANTS ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND WARMLY WELCOMES RETENTION OF 9% VAT RATE

No increase on excise duty good for Irish Tourism!

For Immediate Release

Tuesday 10th October 2017

9% VAT

Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of The RAI commented, “In our Pre-Budget Submission, we set out objectives that we wanted met. Today, in Budget 2018 our key issues have been addressed. The Retention of VAT at 9% into 2018 and beyond is crucial, not only to the sustainability of restaurants and businesses in the tourism …

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Economic Report shows Tourism VAT increase will cost jobs in border and Midland communities.

Economic Report shows Tourism VAT increase will cost jobs in border and Midland communities.

1% Increase = 6000 Jobs at Risk.

 

For Immediate Release

Wednesday 27th September 2017

 

Restaurants Association of Ireland, CEO, Adrian Cummins has today expressed deep concern about any increase to the 9% VAT rate for Tourism. The Association has launched its economic impact report by Economist, Jim Power which assesses the impact a 1% increase in the VAT rate would have on the sector.

 

The food service and accommodation sector currently employs 152,200 people …

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Restaurants Association of Ireland Urges Government to Retain 9% VAT Rate

Restaurants Association of Ireland Urges Government to Retain 9% VAT Rate

 

Immediate Release

 

Tuesday 11th July 2017

 

VAT rate must remain at 9%, the correct rate for Ireland in order to continue growth and recovery of the hospitality sector.
Since its introduction in 2011, 33,600 direct jobs and 15,456 indirect jobs have been created.
Extra attention must be paid in the wake of the Brexit vote.
The sector accounted for 7.2% of total employment in the economy at the end of 2016.

 

 

The Restaurants Association of Ireland today …

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9% VAT rate results in 32,558 jobs since July 2011

9% VAT rate results in 32,558 jobs since July 2011

9% VAT RATE RESULTS IN
32,558 NEW JOBS
IN FOOD SERVICES & ACCOMMODATION SECTOR

REPORT BY THE RESTAURANTS ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, 29th September 2015

According to a report published by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, 22,300 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011.

Speaking about the launch of the Report and the success of the reduced VAT rate, Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, said …

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By-election candidates urged to support 9% VAT rate in Food, Tourism and Hospitality Sector

By-election candidates urged to support 9% VAT rate in Food, Tourism and Hospitality Sector

Election candidates urged to support 9% VAT Rate in Food, Tourism and Hospitality Sector 

The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) is calling on the all the candidates in the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny Dáil by-election to support the retention of the 9% VAT rate for the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors. In what has been a massive boost to the local economy, 769 new jobs have been created between Carlow and Kilkenny since the 9% VAT rate was introduced in July 2011.

Speaking about the up-coming Dáil …

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The Restaurants Association of Ireland welcomes VAT retention at 9% in Budget 2015

Retention of vat rate at 9% vital to job creation

Tuesday, 14th October 2014

Budget 2015 gives much needed assurance of continued job creation with retention of VAT at 9%
RAI welcomes government decision not to increase Excise

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) today praised the Government’s decision to retain the 9% VAT rate on tourism services in the Budget 2015 announcements. The Association however is discontented by aspects of Budget 2015 that will have a negative impact on the restaurant sector.

Adrian Cummins, Chief …

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Restaurants Association of Ireland outraged by SIPTU’s call to reverse 9% VAT rate to 13.5% in upcoming budget.

SIPTU’S CALL TO REVERSE 9% VAT RATE IS ANTI-JOB CREATION ACCORDING TO RAI

October 9th, 2014, Dublin, Ireland.

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has called SIPTU’s proposal to reverse the 9% VAT rate back to its previous 13.5% in the upcoming budget a nonsensical statement that is completely anti job creation considering the resounding success the lower rate of VAT has been.

Since the introduction of the 9% VAT rate in 2011 the Irish Tourism Industry has seen 23,324 direct jobs created while 10,728 indirect jobs have …

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REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN 5984 NEW JOBS IN DUBLIN

REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN  5984 NEW JOBS IN DUBLIN

Reduced VAT Rate results in

5984 new jobs in Dublin

Report by the Restaurant Association of Ireland

 

For Immediate Release

Monday, 6th October 2014

According to a report published by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, 5984 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Dublin since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. To highlight the scale of job creation, the Report compares the number of direct new jobs to a major local employer, revealing …

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REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN 692 NEW JOBS IN WEXFORD

REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN  692 NEW JOBS IN WEXFORD

Reduced VAT Rate results in

692 new jobs in Wexford

Report by the Restaurant Association of Ireland

 

For Immediate Release

Friday, 3rd Octoberr 2014

According to a report published by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, 692 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Wexford since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. To highlight the scale of job creation, the Report compares the number of direct new jobs to a major local employer, revealing …

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REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN 648 NEW JOBS IN WICKLOW

REDUCED VAT RATE RESULTS IN  648 NEW JOBS IN WICKLOW

Reduced VAT Rate results in

648 new jobs in Wicklow

Report by the Restaurant Association of Ireland

 

For Immediate Release

Fridat, 3rd October 2014

According to a report published by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, 648 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Wicklow since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. To highlight the scale of job creation, the Report compares the number of direct new jobs to a major local employer, revealing …

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