(16) 68 Raw Tobacco Approval Scheme

Raw tobacco is not subject to excise duty. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) identified a significant risk to revenue after an increase in raw tobacco imports and seizures. (more…)

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(16) 67 Introduction of Registered Exporter System (REX)

Currently imports from GSP beneficiary countries are entitled to preference if accompanied by a GSP certificate Form A or an appropriate invoice declaration.From 1 January 2017, the EU will be introducing the Registered Exporter (REX) System which is a system of self-certification (more…)

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(16) 66 Power to use force to search vehicles or vessels

It is proposed to introduce legislation in Finance Bill 2017 to clarify the powers that allow customs officers to use force to gain access to a locked vehicle, when stopping and searching it. (more…)

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(16) 65 Extended Customs Examination Powers

It is proposed to introduce legislation in Finance Bill 2017 to extend the powers officers currently have, under Section 24 of the Finance Act 1994, (more…)

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(16) 64 Formalities for the export of union goods from the UK

HMRC is aware that UK exports which reach customs offices of exit in other Member States are being flagged up as irregular because export formalities have not been correctly completed in the UK. (more…)

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(16) 63 Export Declarations – Free Circulation Goods bound for the Special Territories of the EU

CIP 63 clarifies the codes that should be entered into Box 1 (subdivision 1) and Box 17 of export and re-export declarations. (more…)

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(16) 62 Import VAT reclamation

Reclaim of Import VAT regarding entries made to authorisation by declaration (simplified) (more…)

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National Meeting Minutes 19th October 2016

Minutes of National Meeting held at HQS Wellington, Temple Bar on 19th October 2016 at 11.00 am (more…)

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(16) 58 Statistical threshold: sterling figure to apply for 2017

Statistical legislation allows Member States the opportunity to apply an optional concession whereby items below a given statistical threshold may be aggregated in their trade statistics. (more…)

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(16) 51 Registered Exporters and Changes to the CHIEF System

On 1 January 2017 traders will be able to become Registered Exporters. Further information on Registered Exporters and REX will be available later in the year, (more…)

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