WHAT DOES THE 5% TEMPORARY VAT RATE APPLY TO?
The temporary 5% rate applies to the following supplies, but is not an exhaustive list:
Catering, including hot takeaway food
Accommodation in hotels, guest houses and similar places
Tourist attractions such as theme parks, zoos, theatres and cinemas
Note that as far as catering is concerned, the 5% rate only applies to food and non-alcoholic drinks. The 20% rate continues to apply to alcoholic drinks.
Please contact us if you are unsure as to whether the 5% rate applies to any of your supplies.