Mid Ulster Tourism Business Portal

VAT Reduced to 5%

08 July 2020

The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a temporary reduction in VAT to 5% for goods and services supplied by the tourism and hospitality sectors.  The cut will benefit tourism accommodation, attractions, restaurants, cafes and hot-food take-aways.  The cut will not include alcohol.

The reduced VAT rated will take effect from 15 July 2020 until 12 January 2021.

The Chancellor also announced plans to give people a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per head, to eat out in restaurants in August. 

Read Colin Neill, Hospitality Ulster reaction.

VISITOR INFORMATION

Cookstown Visitor Information Centre

  • The Burnavon, Burn Road,
  • Cookstown, BT80 8DN
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  • Opening Hours:
  • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
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  • Telephone: 028 8676 9949
  • Email: tourism@midulstercouncil.org

Dungannon Visitor Information Centre

  • Ranfurly House & The Hill of The O'Neill,
  • 26 Market Square, Dungannon, BT70 1AB
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  • Opening Hours:
  • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
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  • Telephone: 028 8772 8600
  • Email: tourism@midulstercouncil.org

Magherafelt Visitor Information Centre

  • The Bridewell, 6 Church Street,
  • Magherafelt, BT45 6AN
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  • Opening Hours:
  • Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sat 9:30am - 5:00pm
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  • Telephone: 028 7963 1510
  • Email: tourism@midulstercouncil.org