Friday, May 27, 2022

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Music’s tariff hike could be “potentially devastating” says leisure and hospitality chiefs

Music tariff, hike, leisure, hospitality
A decision from the organisation responsible for collecting music royalties could place unsustainable pressure on the UK’s hard-pressed night-time economy, say trade chiefs. Stakeholders in Britain’s hospitality trade have reacted with dismay to a decision by Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) to hike the cost of playing recorded music at live events. UK Hospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls said PPL’s decision to...

Ireland department of finance swayed betting tax hike

Ireland, finance, betting tax, hike
Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe was informed that the “opportune time” had come to double Ireland’s betting tax before his inclusion of the measure in the country’s budgetary bill for 2019. The proposed tax increase from 1 to 2 percent-the first tax increase of its kind since 1975 - has been met by fierce opposition from the Irish bookmakers, to...