There have been no changes to VAT rates.
Capital Acquisitions Tax
There has been no change to the 33% CAT rate. However, the Group A CAT tax free threshold has been increased from €225,000 to €280,000 with effect from 14th October 2015 therefore benefitting gifts or inheritances being received by children from their parents. There have been no changes to the CAT Group B and C thresholds which remain at €30,150 and €15,075 respectively.
There have been no changes to general stamp duty rates.