Since November of 2020 Ireland has applied a special reduced rate of 9% to various supplies in the hospitality industry as a way to ease the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The application of this rate was set to expire at the end of February, however, the government announced an extension of the special reduced rate until August. You can read the announcement at: Government announces new cost-of-living measures for families, businesses and the most vulnerable.
Impacted supplies include:
- Hairdressing Services
- Accommodation Services
- Letting of Immovable Property
- Restaurant and Catering Services
- Cinema Admissions
- Supplies of Printed Material other than Books, Newspapers, and Periodicals