Finance Minister insists keeping special VAT rate will cost hundreds of millions

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook The finance minister has insisted that keeping the special VAT rate for tourism would cost hundreds of millions.Michael Noonan says it will cost 360 million euro a year to keep the 9 per cent rate, which expires in December.Mr Noonan’s government colleagues and members of opposition parties have been lobbying to keep the special rate for the hospitality industry.But Minister Noonan’s said that the tourism industries are now strong enough to support the higher rate:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/22noon1.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleDonegal drawn with Derry in next years ChampionshipNext articleFinal home game for Harps tonight News Highland Twitter Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp By News Highland – October 4, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebookcenter_img News Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Finance Minister insists keeping special VAT rate will cost hundreds of millions Pinterestlast_img read more

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