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Customs Tariff for Computers and Software

To help with classifying computers and software for import or export HMRC have published a guide on this area, chapters 84 and 85 of the Tariff. The guide gives hints and tips on classification, e.g. HMRC’s view on a computer … Continue reading

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HMRC Tariff Classification Helpline Closes Next Week

From September the HMRC tariff classification helpline will close. From then on requests for help on working out customs duty, i.e. import tax, export refunds and other import export issues have to be done by email. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, … Continue reading

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Possible Removal of manual Customs Declaration

HMRC is consulting on removing the manual Customs declaration for non-EU freight and only having a digital format. A tiny gain for HMRC, but there is a possible huge risk for importers and exporters of denying them the freedom of … Continue reading

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China and Change to Rare Earths Taxation

Tax is often used as a leverage in power politics, always has, always will. Internationally I see China is considering a change to the way it taxes rare earths exports. This matters globally as rare earths are a group of … Continue reading

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Sailaway boats supplied for export outside the EU

I have been asked about boats for export a few times recently. If you are exporting a boat then HMRC’s Reference:Notice 703/2 (January 2012) is important to read. http://customs.hmrc.gov.uk/channelsPortalWebApp/channelsPortalWebApp.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pageLibrary_ShowContent&id=HMCE_CL_000153&propertyType=document Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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