NI gets VAT cut for green upgrades

NI homeowners investing in renewables and energy saving measures could save thousands thanks to a new zero VAT rate taking effect this April.

Energy saving materials will no longer be applied value added tax in NI, thanks to measures introduced in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement.


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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