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animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP)

New requirements for the importation of goods of animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP) from the European Union (EU) to the United Kingdom (UK) (GB) Beginning January 1, 2022

New requirements for the importation of goods of animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP) from the European Union (EU) to the United Kingdom (UK) (GB) Beginning January 1, 2022 Following the Government's declaration in September 2021 that some EU-GB Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) import regulations would take effect on 1 July 2022, we want [...]

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HMRC Staged Customs Controls rules

HMRC Staged Customs Controls rules update: No delay on making import customs declarations from Jan 2022

From 1 January 2022, you will no longer be able to delay making import customs declarations under the Staged Customs Controls rules that have applied during 2021. Most customers will have to make declarations and pay relevant tariffs at the point ofimport. Before 1 January 2022, you should consider how you are going to submit [...]

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HMRC modifies the Exit Summary (EXS) Declaration in response to user feedback

HMRC modifies the Exit Summary (EXS) Declaration in response to user feedback

Since 1 October 2021, certain movements between the United Kingdom and the European Union require EXS disclosures. Additionally, HMRC has made some minor adjustments to the GOV.UK document Safety and Security Requirements on Imports and Exports; these changes are detailed below. The following modifications have been made to the document's body: Removal of the temporary [...]

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hmrc covid impact annual report

COVID’s impact dominates the HMRC’s yearly report

HMRC's annual report for 2020-21 indicates that the pandemic has damaged not only its day-to-day operations, tax revenues, and customer service, but also has the potential to jeopardise the implementation of the new plastic packaging tax and the updating of HMRC's telephonic services. The Tax Faculty summarises the important points. Unsurprisingly, the study concentrates on [...]

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The United Kingdom’s government Introduces the “Border Innovation Hub” as part of the Roadmap for Technology and Innovation

The United Kingdom's government Introduces the "Border Innovation Hub" as part of the Roadmap for Technology and Innovation This hub consolidates data from across government in order to assist industry in developing the tools necessary to innovate at the border. This hub provides access to border-related Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that enable businesses to interface [...]

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The UK government establishes a more realistic timeline for implementing border controls

The UK government establishes a more realistic timeline for implementing border controls. The government announced a revised, more practical timeline for implementing full import controls on products imported from the EU to the UK. The pandemic has had a more enduring effect on businesses in the United Kingdom and the European Union than many analysts anticipated [...]

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As a result of Brexit and driver shortages, haulage companies are going bankrupt

In June, haulage firm insolvencies reached a 17-month high, as the industry struggled with the loss of cross-border traffic and a driver shortage. According to accounting company Mazars, 31 haulage firms in the United Kingdom declared bankruptcy in June, the most in a single month since January 2019. Since Brexit, the decline in exports between [...]

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HMRC Reveals Absurd Reasons for Non-Payment of the National Minimum Wage

HMRC Reveals Absurd Reasons for Non-Payment of the National Minimum Wage While the vast majority of firms pay at least the National Minimum Wage, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a list of the most ridiculous excuses for not paying the legal minimum. HMRC assisted over 155,000 workers across the UK last year (2020 [...]

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