A Donegal Hotelier has joined calls for the 9% VAT rate on tourism to be maintained.
The 9 percent VAT rate is currently set to expire in February, which would see it increase to 13.5%.
The Irish Hotels Federation says such an increase would be disastrous for the tourism sector, especially at a time of economic uncertainty.
Paul Diver is the Chair of the Donegal branch of the IHF.
He says that the potential increase couldn’t come at a worse time for Donegal businesses in particular: