(17) 6 National Clearance Hub address

As part of HM Revenue and Custom’s (HMRC) digital programme, they’re currently centralising their postal mail facility and reviewing the various different addresses in use for incoming mail. (more…)

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(17) 4 Union Customs Code (UCC) Reauthorisation triggers

The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) list of amendments to existing Community Customs Code (CCC) authorisations that would trigger the requirement to apply for a new UCC authorisation was published in the Customs Authorisations and Approval (CAA) manual CAA04020. (more…)

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(17) 5 Free Circulation of Goods to Parts of the EU

  Declaration type 'CO' will now come into force on 1 September 2017. (more…)

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(17) 3 Address for EADs to HMRC

Exporters can send Export Accompanying Documents (EAD) to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) using a new freepost address for indirect export movements from another Member State, where the UK is the Office of Exit and is discharging the EAD.Please see Customs Information Paper (09) 45 on the National Archives website for background details.The freepost address has changed to:FREEPOSTBT OPSEADFor queries relating to this Customs Information Paper email ecs.helpdesk@hmrc.gsi.gov.ukFor general HMRC queries contact Imports and exports: general enquiries.Click here to download the CIP.

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(17) 1 Tariff Preference Changes

This CIP details changes affecting entitlement to preference from certain countries and which take effect from the dates specified. (more…)

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(16) 70 Importation of Equipment Pre-charged with HFCs

From 1 January 2017, refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment charged with HFCs cannot be placed on the market (more…)

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(16) 69 Annual revalorisation of the Euro to pound sterling

Revised limits affected by the 2016 revalorisation will come into force from 1 January 2017. (more…)

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(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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