Customs Connect

The regulations that govern Import Duties and VAT are continually evolving, on both a national and international level. Our analysis and interpretation of the latest developments is offered here.

Classification

Any change in tariff classification may significantly impact duty rates and non-tariff measures, including the scope of duty reliefs.  During the past month, the following products have been in the news: Vanilla preparations Plant-based protein preparations Preparations for animal feeding...

03 - Jul - 2017

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Anti Dumping

During the past month, the following products have been in the news: Decision terminating the anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of purified terephthalic acid and its salts originating in the...

03 - Jul - 2017

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VAT Recovery Transaction Fees

VAT

The recovery of VAT on transaction fees has long been a topic of interest. Following various case law decisions, HMRC has now updated its guidance on input tax recovery. During...

11 - May - 2017

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VAT Recovery Transaction Fees

Classification

The UK VAT Bad Debt Relief scheme was introduced in 1978 and allows for VAT output tax to be reclaimed on sales that remain unpaid, subject to certain conditions....

03 - Apr - 2017

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Classification

Any change in tariff classification may significantly impact duty rates and non-tariff measures, including the scope of duty reliefs.  During the past month, the following products have been subject...

27 - Feb - 2017

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Classification

Any change in tariff classification may significantly impact duty rates and non-tariff measures, including the scope of duty reliefs.  During the past month, the following products have been subject...

16 - Feb - 2017

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