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Ireland increases VAT rate applied to food supplements from January 2020

From 1 January 2020, Ireland will raise the VAT rate applied to certain food supplements to 13.5%. This will not apply to all food supplements, with certain products such as some vitamins, minerals and fortified foods, continuing to benefit from the 0% VAT rate. Please click here for further information

BREXIT NEWS: Ireland proposes postponed accounting for import VAT

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Irish government is proposing to implement postponed import VAT accounting. This will allow all companies who import goods from the UK into Ireland, to avoid having to pay VAT on the clearance of their goods into the country. Instead, the import VAT amounts will be postponed to… Read More

Ireland increase VAT rate applied to food supplements from 1 March 2019

From 1 March 2019, Ireland will raise the VAT rate applied to food supplements (including vitamins, minerals fish oils etc.) to 23%. This is due to the Irish Revenue recently confirming that they no longer consider these types of supplies as foodstuffs and therefore they will be reclassified from the zero to the standard VAT… Read More