TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 11 March 2009

VAT reduction for restaurants expected

Derogation on food and pharmaceuticals extended permanently

David Darmanin
After heated discussions on reduced VAT rates at the EU Finance Ministers meeting (Ecofin) in Brussels yesterday, Malta secured a permanent extension for zero-rated VAT on food and pharmaceuticals, a derogation which Malta enjoyed since accession but which was due to expire at the end of this year. >>

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