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VAT Reduction to Boost NI Tourism

Criticism from Northern Ireland that, with VAT on tourism in the South at just 9%, the UK Treasury has not worked out the cost to the North of not reducing its VAT below 20%. Arguments both way of course. The … Continue reading

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Northern Irish Call for Tourism VAT Cut

The Northern Irish hotel and tourist industry has called for a VAT cut to 5%. With the Republic of Ireland charging just 9% there is a big problem of the tax difference making Northern Ireland uncompetitive. The UK Treasury insists … Continue reading

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NI tax cheats named and shamed

“Publishing these names encourages defaulters to make a full and prompt disclosure and cooperate with HMRC to avoid being named – all the named defaulters have exhausted the appeals process.” I’m uncomfortable with this. They’ve paid their penalties but now … Continue reading

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Corporation Tax Devolution in Northern Ireland

Corporation Tax Devolution in Northern Ireland. http://www.tax-news.com/news/UK_Deputy_PM_Questioned_On_Tax_Devolution____59181.html7 Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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