UK Government support measures

Temporary VAT reduced rate for hospitality and tourism extended

What is it?

The temporary reduced rate of VAT (5%) for businesses in hospitality and tourism has been extended from 12 January to 31 March 2021.

Am I eligible?

This will apply to supplies of food and non-alcoholic drinks from restaurants, pubs, bars, cafés and similar premises, supplies of accommodation and admission to attractions across the UK. Businesses will also be able to charge the reduced rate of VAT on your supplies of hot takeaway food and hot takeaway non-alcoholic drinks.

What do I need to do to access it?

This is an automatic offer with no applications required.

Who do I need to speak to?

This is an automatic offer with no applications required.