Drinks industry wants tax write-off on unpaid bills amid fears of more pub closures
Drinks Ireland has been lobbying ministers and senior civil servants for a tax write-off on excise duty if pubs do not pay them for alcohol supplied
The drinks industry is lobbying the government for a tax write-off on unpaid bills due to its fear of a wave of pub closures.
It comes at a time when publicans are fearful of their premises being ordered to close again if the number of Covid-19 infections continues to increase.
The drinks industry is concerned that there will be more pub closures, which will leave it with more unpaid bills for alcohol supplied.
Drinks Ireland, ...