New 12.5% vat rate for tourism and hospitality industry

A 12.5% rate will apply to the tourism and hospitality industry for six months from 1st October 2021 until 31st March 2022, are you ready?

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A 12.5% rate will apply to the tourism and hospitality industry for six months from 1st October 2021 until 31st March 2022, are you ready?

22 September 2021

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The Government has announced that a 12.5% VAT rate will apply to businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry for six months from 1st October until 31st March 2022. Aimed at helping businesses better manage the transition back to the 20% normal standard VAT rate on 1st April 2022, the temporary increase applies needs to from 1st October.

 

For customers with an EPOS Now terminal, applying the new rate is simple with a FREE app that will allow you to bulk change the VAT on your products.

 

 

Simply visit the EPOS Now website, and follow the instructions to set up a new VAT rate. You can download ‘The VAT Change Tool’ from today until Friday 8th October and must use it before 15th October when it will be deactivated.

 

If you are in the tourism or hospitality industry and would like to know more about EPOS systems, read our article Why do I need to upgrade to Epos?, or get in touch by clicking the link below.

 

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