Dear Partner, I am writing to update you now that the government has confirmed the changes to tax-free shopping in Ireland that they made with effect from 1st January 2021. Minimum Purchase Amount (MPA) There is now a Minimum Purchase Amount of €75 in order to qualify for tax-free shopping. Global Blue’s systems have been […]
When shipping to GB from ROI, the following is required – HS Codes (or harmonisation codes or commodity codes) and Box 44 codes for the items you are shipping – available here in the Taric site Description of Goods Country of Origin Value of each line item Freight Charges if freight is being charged or […]
Following extensive engagement with trade and business it is clear that significant numbers of businesses are submitting customs declarations, which returns the associated MRN’s within seconds and are using these to create and populate the relevant Pre-Boarding Notification (PBN) without any issues. Revenue ICT systems are fully operational and stable and working as intended, with […]
The Government has issued a list of ‘Essential Retail’ for the Latest Level 5 lockdown. This list applies for Level 5 only. Retailers with mixed retail offering which have discrete spaces for essential and non-essential retail should make arrangements for the separation of relevant areas. 1. Outlets selling food or beverages on a takeaway basis, […]
Press Release: Retail Excellence responds to Government decision to extend lockdown to non-essential retail.
Expresses “shock and dismay at decision to extend lockdown to non-essential retail shops Chief Exec Duncan Graham – retailers did “everything that was asked of them since re-opening earlier this month and do not deserve this treatment” Call for urgent financial support for the sector Retail Excellence, the largest representative body for the retail […]
Retail Excellence, the largest representative body for the retail industry in Ireland, has welcomed the decision by the Government to keep non-essential retail outlets open after Christmas but has said it will urgently seek clarification this afternoon on the Government’s plans for the deferral of January sales as announced by Taoiseach Micheal Martin today. Speaking […]
The Banking & Payments Federation Ireland has published a new ‘Brexit, Business & Banking’ Guide for SME’s, outlining key advice on financial and banking preparedness in the lead up to the end of the Brexit transition period.
The Enterprise Ireland ‘Be Prepared Grant’ offers up to €5,000 to assist in the cost of developing a strategic response to Brexit. The grant is intended to provide support to clients to use external resources to undertake a short assignment to determine how the company could respond to the threats and opportunities of Brexit. The […]
This Currency Impact Calculator from Enterprise Ireland estimates the impact an adverse change in exchange rates would have on your business profitability. The tool is intended as an estimate and does not attempt to model possible changes in taxation resulting from reduced profits. The purpose is to assess whether or not foreign exchange risk is […]
Black Friday has been a much anticipated sales event this year, not least because so many physical stores are shuttered leaving many retailers to focus all of their effort on trading online. Already as of this morning, trading is brisk and traffic to ecommerce sites, and conversion rates for that traffic, is looking extremely healthy. […]