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Irish Tax Office Pauses Supplement Tax Thanks To Pressure From Industry

Executive Summary

Ireland halts imposition of a 23% value-added tax (VAT) on food supplements thanks in part to public campaigning by the Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA).

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