Poland allowed to apply a VAT split payment mechanism

The European Union Council has authorized Poland to introduce a special measure to fight and prevent VAT fraud. Starting 1 March  2019 until 28 February 2022, Poland is allowed to introduce a special statement that VAT shall be paid to the separate and blocked VAT...

Ireland to increase VAT rate on food supplements to 23%

The Revenue Commissioners has decided to change the applicable rate to food supplements such as vitamins, probiotics and fish oils and raise it to the standard VAT rate of 23%. Currently this type of food is Zero rated but it is supposed to change from 1 March. The...