Revenue may have to swallow bitter pill on food supplements

Campaigners have claimed that the Revenue’s plan to apply a 23 per cent Vat rate to food supplements has been significantly undermined by new documents seen by The Sunday Business Post

29th September, 2019

Campaigners have claimed that the Revenue’s plan to apply a 23 per cent Vat rate to food supplements has been significantly undermined by new documents seen by The Sunday Business Post.

Vitamin products and food supplements in Ireland have been charged at a 0 per cent rate of tax since Ireland’s entry to the European Economic Community, the precursor to the EU, in 1973. According to the Revenue, such products were not officially exempt...

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