Restaurants Association Of Ireland Urges Government To Retain 9% VAT Rate

The Restaurants Association of Ireland today is urging the Government to retain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality industry. The reduction in the VAT rate to 9% has improved the competitiveness of the Accommodation and Food Services sector since it was introduced, and has also helped ensure the viability of many businesses […]

The Restaurants Association Of Ireland welcomes VAT Retention at 9% in Budget 2015

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 […]

9,000 New Jobs Created in the Restaurant and Tourism Sector Since the Introduction of 9% Vat Rate

THE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION URGES JOBS COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT LOCAL HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM BUSINESSES The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), the representative association for restaurant owners, revealed the employment in the tourism industry has expanded by 9,000 jobs since the VAT rate was reduced in 2011 before the Oireachtas Committee for Jobs today. The figure comes […]