Minister for Education Norma Foley says she supports the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector being retained.
The Kerry Fianna Fáil TD doesn’t accept that the 9% rate for hospitality is being axed.
In yesterday’s budget, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announced the rate would remain until the end of February and then would increase to 13.5%.
Hospitality had paid this higher VAT rate before the pandemic.
She’ll be pushing for the 9% VAT rate to be further extended then: